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Harrisville, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Harrisville Census Designated Place had a population of 1,562 as of July 1, 2015.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harrisville: Burrillville, Rhodesville.

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Harrisville Census Designated Place, RI Boundary Map

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Harrisville, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,562
Population in Households 1,562
Population in Familes 1,217
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,923
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 690
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 418
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $170,280
Average Home Value $186,191


Median Household Income $60,281
Average Household Income $71,947
Per Capita Income $31,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.18%
Households -0.41% -0.09%
Families -0.23% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 21 41st
Population Density1 # 13 65th
Diversity Index2 # 25 29th
Median Household Income # 22 38th
Per Capita Income # 23 35th

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