Harrison County, Kentucky Population 2018

Harrison County, Kentucky's estimated population is 18,781 with a growth rate of 1.04% 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
201718,630-151-0.80%
201718,7811931.04%
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
White17,710
Two or More Races418
Black or African American319
Some Other Race183

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Harrison County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Harrison County, Kentucky Median Age

41.8


Total

40.2


Male

42.9


Female

Harrison County, Kentucky Adults

There are 14,296 adults, (3,180 of whom are seniors) in Harrison County, Kentucky.

Harrison County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,468

50.82%

Male

9,162

49.18%

Harrison County, Kentucky Households and Families

Harrison County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Harrison County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All69.6%30.4%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
Male54.8%45.2%
Female37.9%62.1%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1072.5769.6
Married3,8423.2483.8
Non Family2,1841.1958.2
Female8332.8837.9
Male2483.2354.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade1,0688.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,1739.19%
High School Graduate5,27441.34%
Some College2,42819.03%
Associates Degree8566.71%
Bachelors Degree1,2259.60%
Graduate Degree7355.76%

Harrison County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,21010,1891,876
Black22016013
Hispanic1999320
Multiple Races1307651
Other Race702

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.23%.

Harrison County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,206$36,324$28,241
Less Than High School$17,870$20,625$9,911
High School Grad$30,494$30,625$30,263
Some College$36,000$51,130$24,482
Bachelors Degree$45,972$62,237$35,319
Graduate Degree$52,694$54,231$52,042

$32,206

Average Earnings

$36,324

Average Male

$28,241

Average Female

Harrison County, Kentucky Language

Harrison County, Kentucky Language by Age

Harrison County, Kentucky Language

95.64% of Harrison County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Harrison County, Kentucky Poverty

Harrison County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,1672,46714.37%
Hispanic41824859.33%
Multiple40716039.31%
Other17014384.12%
Black28912543.25%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.54%

Male Poverty Rate

19.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Kentucky is Other, with 84.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Kentucky is White, with 14.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.48%.

Harrison County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.58%
High School13.84%
Some College11.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%

Harrison County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.04%
Female Unemployed26.02%
Female Employed7.81%
Male Employed7.62%

Harrison County, Kentucky Income

Harrison County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,620$56,757
Families$58,183$68,469
Married Families$64,764$
Non Families$18,750$26,658

Harrison County, Kentucky Marital Status

Harrison County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,282

Number of Veterans

1,160

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam384
First Gulf War232
Second Gulf War173
Korea91
World War II52

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54344
65 to 74330
75+290
55 to 64226
18 to 3492

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2419.03%
Black3712.85%
Hispanic20.83%
2 or More21.01%
Other22.78%

Harrison County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

14.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, Kentucky Employment Status

Harrison County, Kentucky Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

53%

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