Harrisville is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 880 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Harrisville is the 815th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs, Harrisville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Harrisville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harrisville is a borough of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harrisville who work in office and administrative support (14.04%), personal care services (7.46%), and art, media, and design (7.24%).
Of important note, Harrisville is also a borough of artists. Harrisville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Harrisville’s character.
Harrisville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small borough, Harrisville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Harrisville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.14% of adults 25 and older in Harrisville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Harrisville in 2010 was $21,991, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,964 for a family of four. However, Harrisville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Harrisville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harrisville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harrisville include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Harrisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Russian.