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Overview

Introduction to Harrison, Ohio

Harrison, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 16 miles SW of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center) and 20 miles W of Cincinnati, Ohio. There are 7,487 residents in the city.

Harrison History

The area, now called Harrison, was settled during the 1800s, primarily by Revolutionary War veterans. Officially incorporated as a village in 1850, the village was named after President William Henry Harrison. It became a city in 1981 when the population crossed 5,500. Harrison was the home of the fifth governor of Ohio, Othneil Looker.

Harrison and Nearby Attractions

  • Behringer-Crawford Museum
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe House
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Devou Park
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Miami Whitewater Forest

Things To Do In Harrison

Several attractions are near Harrison such as the Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark and the Newport Aquarium. There are also numerous historical sites nearby like Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Whitewater Canal State Historic Site and the William Howard Taft National Historic Site. Some of the parks in the vicinity are Devou Park, Harrison State Park, and Miami Whitewater Forest. Behringer-Crawford Museum, Butler County Historical Society Museum, and Cincinnati Art Museum are also located near Harrison.

Harrison Transportation

Flights are available from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Harrison Higher Education

The colleges closest to Harrison include Cincinnati Christian University, College of Mount Saint Joseph, Xavier University, and Miami University - Hamilton.

People

Total Population 10,212
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 8.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,272
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 56.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.1%
Median Earnings25+ $42,362
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,484
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,986

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,012
% Above Poverty Level 93.4%
% Below Poverty Level 6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $790
Median House Value $141,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 20.5%

Harrison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SW of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles W of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 45030
Phone Area Codes 513
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.261
Longitude -84.82

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 CINCINNATI FERNBANK
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Station CHEVIOT
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station MILAN 5 NE
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Crosby (45030)

Fort Scott Camps (45030)

New Baltimore (45030)

New Haven (45030)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Addyston 970 $35,000
Cheviot 8,330 $50,047
Cleves 3,354 $66,848
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Harrison High Schools

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL
9860 WEST RD
513-367-4169
Serves 1,341 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.5

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