Harrison is a tiny village located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 246 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
Harrison is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Harrison has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Harrison a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Harrison spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.22 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small village, Harrison does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.