Harrison is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,107 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Harrison is the 342nd largest community in Michigan.
Harrison is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harrison is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harrison who work in sales jobs (22.91%), management occupations (13.20%), and personal care services (8.35%).
Being a small city, Harrison does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Harrison with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.37% of adults in Harrison have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Harrison in 2010 was $17,051, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,204 for a family of four. Harrison also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.10% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Harrison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harrison residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harrison include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Harrison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.