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Harrison is a town in Cumberland County, in the Portland metro area.

The community was named after Harrison Gray Otis, landowner

The latitude of Harrison is 44.110N. The longitude is -70.679W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 577 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,315.


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Median household income
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$35,478
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Harrison demographic reports
Harrison is on Long Lake
Historic sites and museums: Scribner's Mill
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Harrison residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harrison ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Harrison was $17,898, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Harrison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Harrison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $458.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $819.


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The average commute time for Harrison workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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