Harrison, Georgia

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Harrison, Georgia
Town
Location in Washington County and the state of Georgia
Location in Washington County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 32°49′32″N 82°43′28″W / 32.82556°N 82.72444°W / 32.82556; -82.72444Coordinates: 32°49′32″N 82°43′28″W / 32.82556°N 82.72444°W / 32.82556; -82.72444
Country United States
State Georgia
County Washington
Area
 • Total 1.7 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Land 1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 410 ft (125 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 509
 • Density 299.4/sq mi (110.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31035
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-36920[1]
GNIS feature ID 0331920[2]

Harrison is a town in Washington County, Georgia, United States. The population was 509 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Harrison is located at 32°49′32″N 82°43′28″W / 32.82556°N 82.72444°W / 32.82556; -82.72444 (32.825655, -82.724504)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), of which, 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (2.26%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 509 people, 176 households, and 134 families residing in the town. The population density was 295.0 people per square mile (113.6/km²). There were 210 housing units at an average density of 121.7 per square mile (46.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 19.06% White, 79.37% African American, 0.79% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 176 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 30.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $18,125, and the median income for a family was $23,571. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $16,528 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,429. About 32.1% of families and 32.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.9% of those under age 18 and 41.7% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.