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Harrison is a town in Westchester County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Harrison. For links to other places called Harrison, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Harrison is 41.022N. The longitude is -73.72W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 210 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 24,154.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Harrison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westchester 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 10605 ZIP code.
7% of Harrison residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $49,652, compared with $21,587 nationally.
45% of Harrison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Harrison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,063. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,111.
Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harrison political report.
The average commute time for Harrison workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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