Harrison, New Jersey

Harrison: Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States


Harrison is a town located in the county of Hudson in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,620 and a population density of 3,961 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,481 inhabitants.

The town was created 184 years ago in 1840.

Harrison locator map
Location of Harrison on New Jersey map.

Quick Facts about Harrison

Population : 20,481 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Hudson County
Different from : Harrison Township
Postal code : 07029
Phone Area Codes : 973
Area : 3.44 km2
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Establishment : April 04, 1840 (184 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:53:10 (17th April 2024)
Density : 5,957 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 33.5% (2010-2020)
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Harrison June 2015 003 image


Harrison is located at 40°44'47"N 74°9'23"W (40.7464900, -74.1562600). It has 3 neighbors: Brick, East Newark and Kearny.

Harrison map

Harrison has 3 neighbours.

  • Brick A township in Ocean County, New Jersey. It is located on the Atlantic Ocean in eastern New Jersey. Brick is known for its many beaches, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the historic district and the Brick Historical Museum.
  • East Newark town
  • Kearny town in New Jersey


The population of Harrison increased by 33.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,620 - census
2011 13,738 0.86% estimation process
2012 13,784 0.33% estimation process
2013 14,622 5.73% estimation process
2014 14,706 0.57% estimation process
2015 15,147 2.91% estimation process
2016 16,039 5.56% estimation process
2017 17,139 6.42% estimation process
2018 17,717 3.26% estimation process
2019 20,061 11.68% estimation process
2020 20,481 2.05% estimation process

Harrison zip code is 07029. County name: Hudson, County fips: 34017

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People born in Harrison (18)

People born in Harrison, including jazz vocalist Beverly Kenney, chemist Samuel Ruben, politician Fred A. Hartley, Jr., .


  • Tom Florie (American soccer player (1897-1966)) he was born in 06/09/1897
  • Ray Lucas (American football player) he was born in 06/08/1972
  • Fred Shields (American soccer referee (1912-1985)) he was born in 18/11/1912
  • George Tintle (American soccer player (1892-1975)) he was born in 24/12/1892
  • Henry Pogorzelski (American mathematician) he was born in 01/01/1923
  • Joe Gardi (American football player and coach (1939-2010)) he was born in 01/01/1939
  • Joe Stripp (American baseball player) he was born in 03/02/1903
  • Joseph Depew (Television director and producer, actor (1912-1988)) he was born in 11/07/1912
  • Marty Kavanagh (American baseball player) he was born in 13/06/1891
  • Sam Dente (American baseball player) he was born in 26/04/1922
  • Samuel Taylor Darling (American scientist (1872-1925)) he was born in 06/04/1872
  • Robert Firth (United States federal judge) he was born in 12/05/1918
  • Jack Dunleavy (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 14/09/1879
  • John J. Sinsimer (American politician) he was born in 19/03/1923
  • Conner Maurer (American soccer player) he was born in 02/02/2002

Schools in Harrison

College & universities near Harrison, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
440794 Pillar College Newark (NJ) 07102

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Harrison, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Harrison

Post Office Name City ZIP
Harrison Post Office Harrison (NJ) 07029

Other places with the same name (16)

Other cities in Hudson County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hudson County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Jersey City 262,075 The second most populous city in New Jersey and the center of the Jersey City metropolitan area.
Union City 67,982 The most populous city in Hudson County, New Jersey.
Bayonne 65,165 The most populous city in Hudson County, New Jersey.
North Bergen 59,859 Township in Hudson County, New Jersey
West New York 53,132 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Hoboken 53,081 A city in Hudson County, New Jersey.
Kearny 40,507 Town in New Jersey
Secaucus 21,602 Town in New Jersey in eastern USA
Weehawken 14,442 Township of New Jersey
Guttenberg 11,015 Town
East Newark 2,581 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Harrison distances to largest New Jersey cities