Harrison City CDP, Pennsylvania
Population 171

Overview

Housing
Median Monthly Rent
$758
Includes Utilities
Median Year Housing Built
1950
Employment & Commute
Median Household Income
$31,000
Poverty Rate
19%
Unemployment Rate
33.0%

The city of Harrison City is a rural city located in southwest Pennsylvania near the Youghiogheny River. While many may refer to it as a city, it actually is a census designated place (CDP). Harrison City is one of 44 cities in Westmoreland County.

Harrison City, PA is a Place (Census Designated):
Often referred to as cities, places can be categorized as Census Designated Places (CDP) or legal entities. The places that are legal entities provide governmental functions. CDPs have no governmental authority and exist only for statistical purposes. They are similar to legal entities in that they are a concentrated population identifiable by a name. Neither cross state lines, but may extend across county lines. A CDP may not extend into a legal entity.
Need a wider view? Harrison City, PA is a part of the Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area.

Housing

1950

Median Year Housing was BuiltAll Housing Including Owner/Renter Occupied and Unoccupied

28.0%

Home Ownership PercentageOccupied Housing Units

$758

Median Monthly Rent and Utility CostsRenter Occupied Housing Units with Housing Costs

Monthly housing costs include rent and utilities. When comparing to monthly ownership costs, be careful to also look at the median number of bedrooms. Owner occupied homes generally include more bedrooms than rentals.

Employment

$30,917

Median Household Income

34.9

Household Income Inequality

Income inequality is measured using the Gini coefficient. Lower values indicate that household income is spread evenly across the income groups. Higher values indicate that one income group is much more common than others.

19%

Poverty Rate

Poverty status uses the standards set by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). If a family's total income is less than a certain threshold, every person in the family is considered to be in poverty. The threshold varies based on family size, composition, and age.

$31,417

Median Annual Individual EarningsPast 12 months for the Population Ages 16+ With Earnings

33.0%

Unemployment RatePopulation Ages 16+ in the Civilian Labor Force

To classify as unemployed, people must not be in the military and must be actively looking for work (also known as the U3 measure of unemployment which is the official unemployment rate). In Harrison City, PA, 45% of the population ages 16+ are not employed, but are also not looking for work so they are not considered in the unemployment rate. See the Labor Force Participation Rate for more information.

55%

Labor Force Participation RatePopulation Ages 16+

People in the labor force include those in the armed forces as well as civilians who are employed or classified as unemployed. To classify as unemployed, people must be actively looking for work. Common people that are not considered in the labor force are students, homemakers, retired workers, seasonal workers not currently looking for work, and institutionalized people. In Harrison City, PA, 45% of people are neither employed or looking for work.

Demographics

171

Total Population

Climate

The climate estimates use Harrison City, PA weather from 1971 to 2000 at the nearest official weather station which is located at MCKEESP.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (Inches)

Summer High Temps

This weather station's average summer high temps are lower than 63% of other weather stations.

Winter Low Temps

This weather station's average winter low temps are higher than 52% of other weather stations.

Precipitation Levels

This weather station's average precipitation levels are higher than 54% of other weather stations.

Entity Info

PropertySourceValue
State2013 ACSPA
Summary Level2013 ACS160 (place)
Logical Record Number2010 Census0460505
Logical Record Number2013 ACS0021475
Region2013 ACS1
Division2013 ACS2
State FIPS2013 ACS42
Place FIPS2013 ACS32864
Metro Micro Politan Statistical Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
New England City & Town Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
Name2010 CensusHarrison City CDP
Name2013 ACSHarrison City CDP, Pennsylvania
Functional Status Code2010 CensusS
Legal Statistical Area Description Code2013 ACS57
State ANSI2010 Census01779798
Place ANSI2010 Census02389904
Full GEOID2013 ACS16000US4232864
GEOID2013 ACS4232864
Population2010 Census134
Population2013 ACS171
Housing Units2010 Census76
Housing Units2013 ACS107
Land Area2013 ACS0.0 square miles
Water Area2010 Census0
Population Density2013 ACS3,497.2 people per sq. mile
Minimum Bounding Rectangle Or Bounding Box2013 ACS[40.351687,-79.654311], [40.35826,-79.64743],
Centroid Or Center Coordinates2013 ACS40.354229345854, -79.650676905318
FIPS Place Class Code2010 CensusU1
Place Size Code2010 Census04