Harrisville, New Hampshire

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Harrisville, New Hampshire

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High Points

Harrisville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Hampshire):

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Harrisville College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Harrisville Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Harrisville Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Harrisville Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Harrisville People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Harrisville, New Hampshire

Comparing Harrisville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Hampshire (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Age of the Population 9 10
Female Share of the Population 6 9
Male Share of the Population 5 2
Senior Citizens 5 8
Racial Diversity 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 3
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 6
Median Family Income 9 6
People Above Poverty 9 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 7
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Short Commute Times 4 6
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
People Living Alone 5 8
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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Harrisville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles W of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Cheshire
Standard Zip Codes 03450
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.945
Longitude -72.096

Harrisville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
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Harrisville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,075 100%
Male 516 48%
Female 559 52%
Under 18 267 24.8%
18+ 808 75.2%
65+ 161 15%
Median Age 43
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,051 97.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 14 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Harrisville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,113
Growth 38
Growth % 3.5%

Harrisville 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
English 21.4%
Irish 12.6%
French (except Basque) 9.6%
French Canadian 8%
US/American 7.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
German 6.1%
Scottish 5.4%
Polish 3.4%
Finnish 2.6%
British 2.2%
Italian 2.1%
Canadian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Swedish 1.6%
European 1.5%
Welsh 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.9%
Hungarian 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Estonian 0.4%
Syrian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Harrisville 1,075 $55,083
Dublin 1,476 $57,578
Hancock 1,739 $64,423
Marlborough 2,009 $50,927
Nelson 634 $59,464
Peterborough 5,883 $54,375
Sullivan 746 $52,386

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