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Harrisburg is a city in Poinsett County, in the Jonesboro metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for three brothers who moved here from Alabama.
The latitude of Harrisburg is 35.564N. The longitude is -90.716W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 312 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,180.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Harrisburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Poinsett County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72432 ZIP code.
10% of Harrisburg residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harrisburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Harrisburg was $13,813, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Harrisburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Harrisburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $261. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $553.
Libraries in Harrisburg include Poinsett County Library ... View libraries
Poinsett County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harrisburg political report.
The average commute time for Harrisburg workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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