Harrison Township, MI


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Living in Harrison Township

Harrison Township is a medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 26,075 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Harrison Township is the 53rd largest community in Michigan.

Harrison Township is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harrison Township is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harrison Township who work in sales jobs (12.28%), office and administrative support (11.74%), and management occupations (8.50%).

Also of interest is that Harrison Township has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Harrison Township, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.23 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Harrison Township is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.18% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Harrison Township in 2010 was $31,926, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,704 for a family of four. However, Harrison Township contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Harrison Township is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Polish, Italian, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Harrison Township is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.