Harriman is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 6,224 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Harriman is the 100th largest community in Tennessee.
Harriman is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harriman is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harriman who work in sales jobs (12.62%), food service (10.40%), and office and administrative support (8.02%).
In Harriman, just 12.10% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Harriman in 2010 was $14,787, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,148 for a family of four. Harriman also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.42% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Harriman is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Harriman home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harriman residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harriman include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Harriman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Spanish.