Harris, Minnesota

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Harris, Minnesota

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High Points

Harris strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Harris Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 12% Harris Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Harris Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Harris, Minnesota

Comparing Harris to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Racial Diversity 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Age of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 2 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
People Living Alone 2 2

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Harris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NE of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Chisago
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55032
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.586
Longitude -92.974

Harris Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 56 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Station CEDAR
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
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Harris Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,121 100%
Male 598 53.3%
Female 523 46.7%
Under 18 367 32.7%
18+ 754 67.3%
65+ 90 8%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 3.37
White 1,096 97.8%
African-American 4 0.4%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 6 0.5%
Mixed Race 7 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.5%

Estimated Harris Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,245
Growth 124
Growth % 11.1%

Harris Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29.6%
Swedish 27%
Norwegian 12.2%
Irish 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
US/American 3.3%
French Canadian 3.2%
French (except Basque) 3%
Polish 2.2%
Danish 1.6%
Italian 1.3%
English 1%
Finnish 0.8%
Greek 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Swiss 0.5%
Northern European 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
European 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Harris 1,121 $51,719
Braham 1,276 $43,229
Cambridge 5,520 $53,381
North Branch 8,023 $56,512
Rock Creek 1,119 $48,482
Rush City 2,102 $40,380
Stacy 1,278 $45,288
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