Harrisville, New York

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Harrisville, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
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Top 5% trophy Harrisville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Harrisville, New York

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Senior Citizens 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
College Educated Adults 4 1
People Above Poverty 3 2
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Working at Home 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 5
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Rents 7 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 10
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Harrisville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles N of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 198 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Lewis
Standard Zip Codes 13648
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.151
Longitude -75.321

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 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 55 to 74 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 53 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
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Harrisville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 653 100%
Male 303 46.4%
Female 350 53.6%
Under 18 164 25.1%
18+ 489 74.9%
65+ 105 16.1%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 3.06
White 646 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Harrisville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 612
Growth -41
Growth % -6.3%

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
French (except Basque) 27.3%
Irish 13.9%
English 11.9%
German 11.3%
Italian 7.2%
French Canadian 6.4%
Scottish 5.4%
US/American 3.6%
Scandinavian 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Norwegian 1.6%
Dutch 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Hungarian 1.1%
Polish 0.8%
Romanian 0.7%
Canadian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Harrisville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Diana (13648)
East Pitcairn (13648)
Geers Corners (13648)
Lake Bonaparte (13648)
Pitcairn (13648)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Harrisville 653 $32,946
Antwerp 716 $40,833
Croghan 665 $37,969
Edwards 465 $35,417
Gouverneur 4,263 $29,192
Richville 274 $39,375
Star Lake 860 $42,292

Harrisville Public Libraries

Harrisville Free Library
Harrisville, New York
(315) 543-2577

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Harrisville High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 178 students.

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