Harrison County, Kentucky Population 2018

Harrison County, Kentucky's estimated population is 18,781 with a growth rate of 0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrison County, Kentucky is the 61st largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,7811520.82%
201618,629410.22%
201618,588-48-0.26%
201518,636260.14%
201418,610750.40%
201318,535-65-0.35%
201218,600-86-0.46%
201118,686-122-0.65%
201018,8082,56015.76%
199016,2481,0827.13%
198015,1661,0087.12%
197014,1584543.31%
196013,704-32-0.23%
195013,736-1,388-9.18%
194015,1242651.78%
193014,859-939-5.94%
192015,798-1,075-6.37%
191016,873-1,697-9.14%
190018,5701,6569.79%
189016,9144102.48%
188016,5043,51127.02%
187012,993-786-5.70%
186013,7797155.47%
185013,0645924.75%
184012,472-762-5.76%
183013,2349567.79%
182012,2784,52658.38%
18107,7523,40278.21%
18004,3500.00%

Harrison County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,709
Black or African American375
Two or More Races306
Some Other Race191
American Indian and Alaska Native32
Asian16

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Harrison County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Harrison County, Kentucky Median Age

42.4


Total

41


Male

43.1


Female

Harrison County, Kentucky Adults

There are 14,326 adults, (3,167 of which are seniors) in Harrison County, Kentucky.

Harrison County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,496

50.97%

Male

9,133

49.03%

Harrison County, Kentucky Households and Families

Harrison County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harrison County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Male51.1%48.9%
Female43.8%56.2%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1352.5669.3
Married3,6493.382.8
Non Family2,2531.1660.3
Female9082.8943.8
Male3253.0151.1

3.11

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harrison County, Kentucky Households

Harrison County, Kentucky Education

Harrison County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1408.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,1338.85%
High School Graduate5,44442.51%
Some College2,27017.73%
Associates Degree8406.56%
Bachelors Degree1,32110.32%
Graduate Degree6575.13%

Harrison County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,20910,1691,898
Black23718019
Hispanic2067426
Multiple Races1056135
Other Race772
Native American3232
Asian1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.33%.

Harrison County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,747$33,017$26,166
Less Than High School$16,179$19,167$9,464
High School Grad$28,060$29,641$24,594
Some College$33,553$48,932$24,183
Bachelors Degree$35,694$47,250$31,959
Graduate Degree$51,932$58,203$51,071

$30,747

Average Earnings

$33,017

Average Male

$26,166

Average Female

Harrison County, Kentucky Language

Harrison County, Kentucky Language by Age

Harrison County, Kentucky Language

96.08% of Harrison County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.92% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Harrison County, Kentucky Poverty

Harrison County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,2192,94017.07%
Hispanic41625461.06%
Other18216791.76%
Multiple29813444.97%
Black35513237.18%
Native3232100.00%

18.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.24%

Male Poverty Rate

21.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Kentucky is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Kentucky is White, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.49%.

Harrison County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.17%
High School15.69%
Some College13.87%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%

Harrison County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.45%
Male Unemployed31.52%
Female Employed9.87%
Male Employed7.17%

Harrison County, Kentucky Income

Harrison County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,164$55,088
Families$54,732$66,206
Married Families$64,631$
Non Families$18,588$26,070

Harrison County, Kentucky Marital Status

Harrison County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Harrison County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Harrison County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,199

Number of Veterans

1,057

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam423
First Gulf War185
Second Gulf War148
World War II85
Korea80

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74365
35 to 54312
75+277
55 to 64185
18 to 3460

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0937.95%
Black7021.88%
Indian32100.00%
Hispanic20.79%
2 or More21.49%
Other22.47%

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

20.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, Kentucky Employment Status

Harrison County, Kentucky Employment by Age

56%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Harrison County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Harrison County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cynthiana64436383-60-0.93%
Berry264261-3-1.14%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990