Harrison Township, MI

Harrison Township profile

Living in Harrison Township

Harrison Township is a medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 27,059 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Harrison Township is the 53rd largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Harrison Township is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harrison Township is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harrison Township who work in office and administrative support (12.54%), management occupations (11.23%), and sales jobs (9.70%).

One downside of living in Harrison Township is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Harrison Township, the average commute to work is 31.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Harrison Township are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.50% of adults in Harrison Township having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Harrison Township in 2018 was $38,254, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,016 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 German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

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