Harrisonville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 9,986 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Harrisonville is the 79th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Harrisonville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harrisonville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Harrisonville who work in office and administrative support (17.30%), sales jobs (10.50%), and food service (8.49%).
In terms of college education, Harrisonville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.38% of adults 25 and older in Harrisonville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Harrisonville in 2010 was $21,298, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,192 for a family of four. However, Harrisonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Harrisonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harrisonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harrisonville include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Harrisonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.