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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

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,522
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+5,304
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married62.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.9%
Median Earnings25+$41,696
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,953
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,946

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,308
% Above Poverty Level93.4%
% Below Poverty Level6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone27.1%
Median Gross Rent$709
Median House Value$139,500

Ancestry

German52.2%
Irish20.6%
English9.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.1%
Italian4.8%
Polish2%
Dutch1.9%
French Except Basque1.5%
Scottish1.2%
Romanian0.6%
Portuguese0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Macedonian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Czech0.1%
Australian0.1%
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Harrison Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hamilton County
Standard Zip Codes45030
Phone Area Codes513
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.24
Approximate Longitude-84.79

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)

StationCINCINNATI FERNBANK
Distance11.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip47.5 inches
StationCHEVIOT
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationMILAN 5 NE
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Addyston983$38,510
Cheviot8,318$46,250
Cleves3,371$80,789
Millville765$72,917
Mount Healthy6,054$48,500
North Bend825$97,321

Harrison Public Schools

Crosby Elementary School
8382 New Haven Rd
ZIP: 45030
(513) 738-1717
Primary
Total Enrollment 327
Harrison Elementary School
600 E Broadway St
ZIP: 45030
(513) 367-4161
Primary
Total Enrollment 622
Harrison Middle School
9830 West Rd
ZIP: 45030
(513) 367-4831
Middle
Total Enrollment 824
Whitewater Valley Elementary School
10800 Campbell Rd
ZIP: 45030
(513) 367-5577
Primary
Total Enrollment 543
William Henry Harrison High School
9860 West Rd
ZIP: 45030
(513) 367-4169
High
Total Enrollment 1017

Harrison Private Schools

St John The Baptist School
508 Park Ave
ZIP: 45030
Elementary
Total Enrollment 285
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