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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.


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Median household income
Local
$22,862
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Harrisburg demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Harrisburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Poinsett State Park
Scenic roads: Crowley's Ridge Parkway

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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8% of Harrisburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Harrisburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $261.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $553.


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Libraries in Harrisburg include Poinsett County Library ... View libraries

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Poinsett County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harrisburg political report.

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The average commute time for Harrisburg workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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