Facts & Figures

Rose & Associates Real Estate, Land Use and Economic Development Advisory Services has completed a community assessment, market analysis and work plan for the Town of Harrisburg. Contact Economic Development Director Anna Lu Wilson at awilson@harrisburgnc.org to learn more and request a copy of the study.

Download the Town of Harrisburg Profile Sheet

Located less than 1 mile northeast of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, the Town of Harrisburg has been the fastest growing community in the region since 2000.

Population

 

2015

2005

% Change

2025 Projection

Harrisburg

15,387

7,998

92%

25,063

Cabarrus County

195,714

148,682

31%

238,084

Charlotte/Mecklenburg

1,035,605

800,486

29%

1,254,246

Charlotte Region-MSA

2,426,363

1,771,245

37%

3,032,954

North Carolina

10,146,788

8,197,930

23%

11,116,784

Source: Census.gov

 

Harrisburg has the highest homeownership rate in the county at 90%

Households & Income 

2015

Harrisburg

Cabarrus County

Charlotte/Mecklenburg

Number of Households

4,422

67,161379,786

Persons Per Household

3.13

2.782.57

Median Household Income

$82,628

$54,720$56,854

Per Capita Income

$29,274

$26,183$33,169

Source: Census.gov

 

Harrisburg is ranked as one of the highest in the region for median home values.

Home Value

2015

Harrisburg

Cabarrus County

Charlotte/Mecklenburg

North Carolina

Median home value

$228,400

$167,100

$184,800

$154,900

Source: Census.gov

 

Harrisburg has the highest percentage of high school graduates in the region at 97.5%

Educational Attainment

2015

Harrisburg

Cabarrus County

Charlotte/ Mecklenburg

North Carolina

High School Graduate or higher, % of persons age 25+

94.4%

88.3%

89.4%

85.8%

Bachelor’s degree or higher, % of persons age 25+

43.1%

27.2%

42.3%

28.4%

Source: Census.gov