Harriman is a village in Orange County, New York, United States. The population was 2,424 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Poughkeepsie–Newburgh–Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New York–Newark–Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area.
Harriman is located at 41°18′30″N 74°8′50″W / 41.30833°N 74.14722°W / 41.30833; -74.14722 (41.308442, -74.147317).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km), of which, 1.0 square mile (2.6 km) of it is land and 1.00% is water.
NY-17, NY-17M and NY-32 connect in the village. New York Route 17, US Route 6, and Interstate 87 (New York State Thruway) connect north of the village.
Harriman State Park is east of the village.
As of the census of 2010, there was total population of 2,424 people consisting of 1,177 males making up 48.6% and 1,247 females at 51.4%. There was a 7.6% increase in total population from a decade ago. The median resident age was 37.1 years old. The estimated median household income in 2009 was $68,731 with an estimated capita income of 37,795.
White resident population recorded: 1,621
Black or African American resident population recorded: 325
American Indian and Alaska native resident population recorded: 18
Asian resident population recorded: 251
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander resident population recorded: 1
Hispanic or Latino of any race resident population recorded: 439
Resident population of some other race recorded: 125
Resident population of two or more races recorded: 83
51.54% of the residents are Democratic, 47.4% are Republican, and the remaining 1.062% are Independent.
Income, Earnings, and Education
The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $244.914. The median gross rent in 2009 was $1,163.
For population 25 years and over in Harriman
High school or higher: 87.0%
Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.0%
Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
Never married: 27.5%
Now married: 52.6%
276 residents are foreign born with 4.3% Asian, 4.2% Latin American, and 2.9% European.
The Unemployment Rate in August 2012 was 8.7%.
53.1% of Harriman is religious with the majority being Catholic at 35.48%. The next popular is Jewish making a percentage of 6.45 of the community. Baptist, LDS, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, other Christian, Eastern, and Islam make up the remainder of the religious percentage.