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People

Total Population 2,329
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 643
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 47.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,321
% Above Poverty Level 69.2%
% Below Poverty Level 30.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.6%
Median Gross Rent $481
Median House Value $78,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.2%
US/American 0%
English 2.7%
Irish 19.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Harrisburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles S of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Poinsett
Standard Zip Codes 72432
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.564
Longitude -90.716

Harrisburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BEEDEVILLE 4 NE
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 45 F
Apr Temp 50 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station JONESBORO 4 N
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station PARAGOULD 1 S
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bay 1,973 $37,279
Cherry Valley 891 $41,250
Fisher 342 $50,972
Jonesboro 71,576 $51,812
Trumann 7,179 $40,635
Weiner 762 $47,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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HARRISBURG HIGH SCHOOL
501 WEST SOUTH ST.
870-578-2417
Serves 301 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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