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Harris, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Harris had a population of 1,124 as of July 1, 2016. Harris ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Harris is located at latitude 45.5984 and longitude -92.9884 in Chisago County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harris (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Chisago County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 906 feet.

The City of Harris (GNIS ID: 2394302) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harris population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harris: City of Harris.

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Harris, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,124
Population in Households 1,119
Population in Familes 937
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 420
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $205,769
Average Home Value $246,170


Median Household Income $58,455
Average Household Income $66,923
Per Capita Income $24,991
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.18%
Households -0.11% -0.14%
Families -0.26% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Harris, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harris to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 343 62nd
Population Density1 # 856 6th
Diversity Index2 # 628 31st
Median Household Income # 285 69th
Per Capita Income # 645 29th

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