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Who Lives Here

Harrison Demographics

Education

High School

43%

Associate's

17%

Bachelor's

21%

Master's

18%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

36%

3 people

29%

4 people

22%

5 people

9%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

36%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

9%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

10%

20-45

45%

45-65

23%

65+

9%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Harrison?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$2262$2675$3967-
Jan '24$2262$2743$3897-
Dec '23$2212$2509$3895-
Nov '23$2230$2574$4022-
Oct '23$2237$2877$4102-
Sep '23$2225$2922$4180-
Aug '23$2227$2980$4172-
Jul '23$2225$2915$4157-
Jun '23$2882$3097$4252-
May '23$2745$3175$4180-
Apr '23$2672$3012$4262-
Mar '23$2755$3000$4292-
Feb '23$2740$2945$3965-

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Harrison

Harrison Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

16%

15-30 Mins

24%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

21%

60+ Mins

22%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7272

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 8 of 15 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 8 of 15 renters

Percentage: 6060

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Nightlife

Things To Do In Harrison

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 56% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 67% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Harrison serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 60% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 25% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Harrison is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 10% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 67% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Harrison.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. 17% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 62% fewer gyms than average
  3. 36% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Harrison's access to medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 69% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 67% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Harrison.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 44% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 87% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 69% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Harrison Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 12 of 15 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 11 of 15 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 10 of 15 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 8 of 15 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 8 of 15 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 8 of 15 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 8 of 15 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Near Grocery Stores

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 11 of 15 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Harrison Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Harrison

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Harrison, NJ

Harrison, New Jersey is a small city with a population of just over 16,000. Young professionals should feel right at home, as they make up an above-average 23% of the population, while retirees account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 36, are decidedly younger than most cities in New Jersey. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 72% of residents are renters despite a relatively expensive average rent of $1,402 per month, significantly higher than the state average of $1,272.

With an average commute time of about 40 minutes, longer than most cities in the state, Harrison residents are well aware that it takes some patience traveling to work. Driving a car or truck is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 26% of workers, while public transit is used by just 17% of the city. Walking (5%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number easily exceeds the national average.

There are three primary industries in Harrison: retail, scientific, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 19% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, making it the top career path in the city. Harrison workers bring in an average annual income of just over $76K, about $10,000 less than the New Jersey average. The city's average income, however, is nearly on par with the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), Harrison has a large percentage of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees, as 12% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. Further, 13% have earned a Bachelor's degree.