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Harrisville, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Harrisville Census Designated Place had a population of 1,586 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Harrisville is located at latitude 41.9675 and longitude -71.6771 in Providence County. The formal boundaries for the Harrisville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Providence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The Harrisville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378106) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Harrisville Census Designated Place is located within Town of Burrillville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Providence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harrisville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harrisville: Burrillville, Rhodesville.

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Harrisville, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,586
Daytime Population: Workers 329
Daytime Population: Residents 834
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,163
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,586
Population in Familes 1,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,953
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $64,798
Average Household Income $80,810
Per Capita Income $34,961


Total Housing Units 759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 376 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 322 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $241,786
Average Home Value $261,968


Total Households 698
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 419
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.16% -0.13%
Households -0.14% -0.11%
Families -0.13% -0.19%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Harrisville, RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrisville to the other 34 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 20 44th
Population Density # 13 65th
Diversity Index # 25 29th
Median Household Income # 19 47th
Per Capita Income # 18 50th

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