Harris, Pennsylvania 

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Population

5,446

+12.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$78,942

Median Home Price

$290,900

Best Places to Live in Harris, Pennsylvania

College town - Central Pennsylvania in the Nittany Valley at the central Allegheny ridge. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Harris, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Attractive setting
-Educated population
Cons
-Isolation
-Narrow employment base
-Low ethnic diversity


What Bert Has To Say About State College Metro Area

Not surprisingly, the name State College is fairly self explanatory. The town is built around gigantic Penn State University, which provides the town with the usual college amenities, steady employment and sports entertainment. At some 40,000 plus in number, the student body outnumbers the town’s non-student population (which is highly educated, almost 40% possessing four year or graduate-level degrees).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Harris
Zip Codes: 16827
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1200 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Harris is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Harris jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Harris's cost of living is 3.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Harris's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Harris, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Centre county voted Democratic in the three most recent Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Harris's population is 5,446 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Harris is $290,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Harris public schools spend $17,108 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Harris. More Education


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