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People

Total Population 13,883
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 9.8%
Employed Population 16+ 6,375
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 60.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.1%
Median Earnings25+ $44,820
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,741
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,690

Wealth

Median Family Income $85,930
% Above Poverty Level 92.3%
% Below Poverty Level 7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 13.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,274
Median House Value $228,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.3%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 10.5%

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

Harrisburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SW of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Cabarrus
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
Standard Zip Codes 28075
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.323
Longitude -80.656

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 CONCORD
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station CHARLOTTE DGLAS INTL AP
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 43.5 inches
Station SALISBURY 9 WNW
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Charlotte 792,137 $65,887
Concord 83,903 $67,348
Huntersville 50,433 $108,677
Kannapolis 44,520 $51,725
Mint Hill 24,545 $79,540
Mount Pleasant 1,825 $69,338

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

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