Harrisville, Rhode Island
Harrisville, Rhode Island
RI Route 98
|• Total||0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)|
|• Land||0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||325 ft (99 m)|
|• Density||2,000/sq mi (730/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1218783|
Harrisville Historic District
|Location||Burrillville, Rhode Island|
|Architectural style||American Colonial, Federal, Victorian|
|NRHP reference #||84002010|
|Added to NRHP||March 21, 1984|
Harrisville is a census-designated place (CDP) and village in the town of Burrillville in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 1,605 at the 2010 census. Much of the community composes a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The village was named after nineteenth century manufacturer, Andrew Harris. Previously, the village was named Rhodesville, after Captain William Rhodes, an eighteenth century privateer.
Harrisville is located at (41.968481, -71.680011).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.2 km² (0.9 mi²). 2.1 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (3.53%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,561 people, 655 households, and 417 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 744.1/km² (1,923.5/mi²). There were 677 housing units at an average density of 322.7/km² (834.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.72% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.
There were 655 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $40,430, and the median income for a family was $51,141. Males had a median income of $41,731 versus $26,420 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,969. About 9.7% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.6% of those under age 18 and 14.5% of those age 65 or over.
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- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
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