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Harrison, Montana - Basic Facts

Harrison is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Harrison Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Madison County at latitude 45.7008 and longitude -111.7864. Madison County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,918 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Harrison Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Harrison, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrison to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 281 23rd
Population Density1 # 112 70th
Diversity Index2 # 268 26th
Median Household Income # 18 95th
Per Capita Income # 21 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.


Harrison, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 139
Population in Households 139
Population in Familes 113
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 623
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $203,571
Average Home Value $265,196


Median Household Income $60,687
Average Household Income $74,982
Per Capita Income $32,590
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.34% 0.29%
Households 0.37% 0.62%
Families 5.68% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   0.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Information Updates

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