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Harrison Township, MI
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Harrison Township profile

Living in Harrison Township

Harrison Township is a medium-sized township located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 23,915 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Harrison Township is the 62nd largest community in Michigan.

Harrison Township real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Harrison Township house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.08% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Harrison Township, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.29 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Harrison Township is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.19% of adults 25 and older in the township have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Harrison Township in 2018 was $41,875, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,500 for a family of four. However, Harrison Township contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Harrison Township is a somewhat ethnically-diverse township. The people who call Harrison Township home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harrison Township residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harrison Township include German, Polish, Italian, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Harrison Township is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.