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Harrison is a township in Gloucester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The township was named for President William Henry Harrison
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Harrison. For links to other places called Harrison, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Harrison is 39.725N. The longitude is -75.208W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,788.


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Median household income
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$77,143
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Harrison demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Spicer

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20% of Harrison residents report German ancestry, and 22% 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 $28,645, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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38% 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 $452.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,659.


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

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The average commute time for Harrison workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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