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Harris is a township in Centre County, in the State College metro area.
The latitude of Harris is 40.783N. The longitude is -77.766W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,181 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,657.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Harris demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Centre County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16827 ZIP code.
27% of Harris residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harris ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Harris was $31,904, compared with $21,587 nationally.
54% of Harris residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Harris, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $512. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,292.
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harris political report.
The average commute time for Harris workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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