Harrison is a tiny village located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 238 people and just one neighborhood, Harrison is the 180th largest community in Nebraska. Harrison has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Harrison is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harrison is a village of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harrison who work in teaching (12.80%), office and administrative support (10.40%) and farm management occupations (8.80%).
In addition, many people in Harrison have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Of important note, Harrison is also a village of artists. Harrison has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Harrison’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Harrison is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Harrison a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Harrison has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Harrison’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Harrison has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Harrison has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Harrison than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Harrison may be for you.
One of the benefits of Harrison is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.22 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Harrison is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.