U.S. Beacon December 7, 2021

Harrison, NJ

Hudson County, New Jersey

Latitude: 40.745951     Longitude: -74.155096
Population 14,060 (2005)
Elevation of Harrison, New Jersey: 30 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3430210, place: Harrison town, New Jersey)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 11,754 (100%)
In labor force: 7,287 (62%)
--Civilian labor force: 7,287 (62%)
----Employed: 6,726 (57.22%)
----Unemployed: 561 (4.77%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 7.7%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 4,467 (38%)
Females 16 years and over: 5,915 (50.32%)
In labor force: 3,156 (26.85%)
--Civilian labor force: 3,156 (26.85%)
----Employed: 2,848 (24.23%)
Own children under 6 years: 1,053 (8.96%)
All parents in family in labor force: 538 (4.58%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 6,550 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 3,142 (47.97%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 1,093 (16.69%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 1,208 (18.44%)
Walked: 939 (14.34%)
Other means: 99 (1.51%)
Worked at home: 69 (1.05%)
Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 6,726 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,578 (23.46%)
Service occupations: 1,434 (21.32%)
Sales and office occupations: 1,637 (24.34%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 3 (0.04%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 680 (10.11%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 1,394 (20.73%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 3 (0.04%)
Construction: 593 (8.82%)
Manufacturing: 928 (13.8%)
Wholesale trade.: 410 (6.1%)
Retail trade: 745 (11.08%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 633 (9.41%)
Information: 201 (2.99%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 441 (6.56%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 691 (10.27%)
Educational, health and social services: 947 (14.08%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 442 (6.57%)
Other services (except public administration): 460 (6.84%)
Public administration: 232 (3.45%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 5,358 (79.66%)
Government workers: 854 (12.7%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 487 (7.24%)
Unpaid family workers: 27 (0.4%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 5,121 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 585 (11.42%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 331 (6.46%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 582 (11.36%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 632 (12.34%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 884 (17.26%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 963 (18.8%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 647 (12.63%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 338 (6.6%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 120 (2.34%)
$200,000 or more: 39 (0.76%)
Median household income: $41,350

With earnings: 4,123 (80.51%)
--Mean earnings: $53,179
With Social Security income: 1,148 (22.42%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,112
With Supplemental Security Income: 145 (2.83%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,380
With public assistance income: 164 (3.2%)
--Mean public assistance income: $5,118
With retirement income: 683 (13.34%)
--Mean retirement income: $22,941

Families: 3,730 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 264 (7.08%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 129 (3.46%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 399 (10.7%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 465 (12.47%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 689 (18.47%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 847 (22.71%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 521 (13.97%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 303 (8.12%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 90 (2.41%)
$200,000 or more: 23 (0.62%)
Median family income: $48,489

Per capita income: $18,490

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $33,069
Female full-time, year-round workers: $26,858

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 377 (10.11%)
--With related children under 18 years: 256 (6.86%)
----With related children under 5 years: 110 (2.95%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 190 (5.09%)
--With related children under 18 years: 132 (3.54%)
----With related children under 5 years: 70 (1.88%)
Individuals: 1,791 (48.02%)
--18 years and over: 1,313 (35.2%)
----65 years and over: 161 (4.32%)
--Related children under 18 years: 478 (12.82%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 353 (9.46%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 574 (15.39%)

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