Thinking of living in Harrison, NY

Are you thinking of living in Harrison, NY?  Harrison, NY is a town in Westchester County with a population of approximately 27,000 people.  It is located approximately 38 minutes from Grand Central Terminal in New York via Metro North.  A majority of households are family households with approximately 30.5% of the population under 19 years old.  The median income is $107,344 with 58% dual income households.

Harrison, NY: Household Data

  • Population approximately 27,000
  • Families-74.3% family households with average family size of 3.24
  • Kids-30.5% of population under 18 years old
  • Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers- 3.9% under 5 years old
  • Median Age 35.3 years old
  • White 80.7%, Hispanic 12.8%, Asian 7.6%,  African American 4.5%

Harrison, NY: Employment

  • 42% Stay at Home Moms vs. 58% Working Moms *
  • Work in Westchester County 56.4%, Work in NY (outside Westchester County) 37.4%, Work outside NY state 6.2%
  • $107,344 Median Household Income
  • 25.7% Sales and office occupations, 24.5% Management, Business and Financial Occupations

Harrison, NY: Schools and Buses

  • Harrison Central district school serves SJ Preston Elementary school, Purchase Elementary School, Parson Memorial Elementary school, Harrison Avenue Elementary School, Louis M. Klein Middle School and Harrison High School.
  • School bus is available for all Harrison Central District schools.  Elementary school students who live more than 1/2 mile and Middle School/High School students who live more than 1 mile are eligible for the school bus.
  • Transportation to private schools are provided to Elementary school students who live more than 1/2 mile and Middle School/High School students who live more than 1 mile from their school up to 15 miles.  Applications for private school transportation must be received by April 1st.

Harrison, NY: Housing

  • 39.6% own 2 cars and 22% own 3 or more cars
  • 65.3% owner occupied housing and 34.7% renter occupied housing

Harrison, NY: Metro North Train Commute to NYC

  • Harrison to Grand Central is 38 minutes

Harrison, NY: Train Station Parking

Harrison train station parking permit is available only to Town/Village of Harrison residents.  There is a waitlist of approximately 2 years for the parking permit.  There are daily parking spaces available.  If you are parking in the southbound side, you will have to go to the Clerk’s office and purchase a daily pass for $3.00.  Only residents can purchase daily passes.  If you are parking in the northbound side there are meter parking available at $4.75 for 16 hours or $7.50 for 24 hours.

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Harrison, NY: Taxes

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*Population 20-64 years old, female with children under 18 Years old

Source: 2016 American Community Survey and 2010 Census.  Data for Town of Harrison which includes Purchase.