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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Harriman is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (13.26%), healthcare (8.03%), and teaching (7.51%).
Of important note, Harriman is also a city of artists. Harriman has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Harriman’s character.
The percentage of people in Harriman with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.56% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Harriman in 2010 was $16,056, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,224 for a family of four.
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 Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Harriman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Spanish.