Harrison, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Harrison, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Harrison had a population of 2,096 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Harrison is located at latitude 44.013 and longitude -84.8106 in Clare County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harrison (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Clare County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,165 feet.

The City of Harrison (GNIS ID: 1626438) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Harrison, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,096
Population in Households 1,996
Population in Familes 1,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density2 564
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $30,391
Average Household Income $40,868
Per Capita Income $18,370


Total Housing Units 1,328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 614 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 409 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $90,288
Average Home Value $107,602


Total Households 919
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 542
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% -0.31%
Households 0.08% -0.2%
Families 0.41% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Harrison, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrison to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 288 59th
Population Density # 490 29th
Diversity Index # 293 57th
Median Household Income # 666 4th
Per Capita Income # 632 9th

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