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Harrison (V)

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Harrison is a village in Westchester County in New York, United States. The population was 24,154 at the 2000 census and 25,827 at the 2005 census estimate. The village is coterminous with the town of the same name and has a consolidated government. The village has a total area of 45.0 square kilometers of which 43.6 square kilometers is land and 1.5 square kilometers is water. The population was spread out with 24.5 percent under the age of 18, 9.6 percent from 18 to 24, 29.4 percent from the age 25 to 44, 21.9 percent from 45 to 64 and 14.6 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.
There were 8,394 households out of which 35.3 percent had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4 percent were married couples living together, 8.7 percent had a female householder with no husband present and 26.3 percent were non families. 22.1 percent of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7 percent had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.20.

This village is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of New York and is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over. Today, one can also learn about the history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace, so it enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers. The village has undergone some improvements in recent years in areas such as culture, work, industry and tourism.

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