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People

Total Population 2,780
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 24.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,314
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,186
% Above Poverty Level 88.6%
% Below Poverty Level 11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $723
Median House Value $173,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0.6%
English 31.2%
Irish 12.3%

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

Harrison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Cumberland
Metro Area Portland
Standard Zip Codes 04040
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.11
Longitude -70.679

Harrison 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 BRIDGTON 3 NW
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 29 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station EAST HIRAM
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station LEWISTON
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgton 2,214 $54,631
Naples 462 $82,303
Norway 2,341 $37,984
Otisfield 2,370 $62,029
Oxford 1,538 $52,708
Sweden 439 $56,964

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

Harrison Public Libraries

Library
Harrison - Caswell Public Library
42 MAIN STREET
Harrison, Maine
(207) 583-2970
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