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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Harriman is a town in New York with a population of 2,965. Harriman is in Orange County. Living in Harriman offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Harriman and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Harriman are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$176,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,456
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Harriman Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    81.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    40.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    40.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,015.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    81.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    19%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    5%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Harriman

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$69,707
National
$55,322
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Harriman Reviews

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Harriman is a beautiful, small town nestled in Harriman State Park. The scenery is gorgeous. There are many hiking trails and campsites, as well as a multitude of delicious dining options.
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My neighborhood is very racist. I notice people staring at me while I leave my house for school in the mornings. I am scared to leave my house sometimes.
I love the area I live in its close enough to commute to the city yet also has the beautiful scenic mountains.