Harrison County, West Virginia Population 2018

Harrison County, West Virginia's estimated population is 67,811 with a growth rate of -1.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrison County, West Virginia is the 7th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201767,811-964-1.40%
201668,7754950.72%
201668,280-234-0.34%
201568,514-157-0.23%
201468,671-245-0.36%
201368,916-189-0.27%
201269,105-202-0.29%
201169,307400.06%
201069,267-104-0.15%
199069,371-8,339-10.73%
198077,7104,6826.41%
197073,028-4,828-6.20%
196077,856-7,440-8.72%
195085,2962,3852.88%
194082,9114,3445.53%
193078,5673,7745.05%
192074,79326,41254.59%
191048,38120,69174.72%
190027,6905,77126.33%
189021,9191,7388.61%
188020,1813,46720.74%
187016,7142,92421.20%
186013,7902,06217.58%
185011,728-5,941-33.62%
184017,6692,94720.02%
183014,7223,79034.67%
182010,9329749.78%
18109,9585,110105.40%
18004,8482,768133.08%
17902,0800.00%

Harrison County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White65,807
Black or African American1,243
Two or More Races1,067
Asian360
American Indian and Alaska Native135
Some Other Race84
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander79

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

Harrison County, West Virginia 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, West Virginia Median Age

41.8


Total

40.5


Male

43.1


Female

Harrison County, West Virginia Adults

There are 53,988 adults, (12,173 of which are seniors) in Harrison County, West Virginia.

Harrison County, West Virginia Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

35,176

51.15%

Male

33,599

48.85%

Harrison County, West Virginia Households and Families

Harrison County, West Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harrison County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All73.1%26.9%
Male67.2%32.8%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Female52.7%47.3%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,6522.4673.1
Married13,2083.1487.4
Non Family9,9901.1961.5
Female3,3073.2252.7
Male1,1473.3767.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harrison County, West Virginia Households

Harrison County, West Virginia Education

Harrison County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6973.48%
9th to 12th Grade4,3008.81%
High School Graduate18,51137.94%
Some College10,37321.26%
Associates Degree3,3866.94%
Bachelors Degree6,87914.10%
Graduate Degree3,6437.47%

Harrison County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White46,61140,7949,876
Black790771254
Hispanic628564113
Multiple Races468392159
Asian226191123
Native American135114
Other Race6861
Islander1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 54.42%.

Harrison County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,808$40,998$27,752
Less Than High School$20,749$21,881$12,321
High School Grad$27,425$33,248$20,195
Some College$31,215$40,848$26,201
Bachelors Degree$48,998$62,367$39,231
Graduate Degree$60,231$85,550$51,365

$33,808

Average Earnings

$40,998

Average Male

$27,752

Average Female

Harrison County, West Virginia Language

Harrison County, West Virginia Language by Age

Harrison County, West Virginia Language

97.75% of Harrison County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Harrison County, West Virginia Poverty

Harrison County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White64,0539,82615.34%
Black1,18934428.93%
Multiple1,04926925.64%
Hispanic1,01426426.04%
Native1355742.22%
Asian3564612.92%

15.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.15%

Male Poverty Rate

16.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, West Virginia is Native, with 42.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, West Virginia is Asian, with 12.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.32%.

Harrison County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.72%
High School14.92%
Some College9.84%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%

Harrison County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.55%
Male Unemployed49.06%
Female Employed6.94%
Male Employed5.42%

Harrison County, West Virginia Income

Harrison County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,845$61,497
Families$59,222$74,210
Married Families$69,468$
Non Families$24,282$36,811

Harrison County, West Virginia Marital Status

Harrison County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Harrison County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Harrison County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by War

5,656

Number of Veterans

5,390

Male Veterans

266

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,074
First Gulf War1,015
Second Gulf War848
Korea531
World War II248

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,651
35 to 541,456
75+1,261
55 to 64946
18 to 34342

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,40910.42%
2 or More10216.75%
Black909.70%
Hispanic415.69%
Asian4015.50%
Hawaiian1542.86%

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

7.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, West Virginia Employment Status

Harrison County, West Virginia Employment by Age

58%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Harrison County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Harrison County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clarksburg1655316035-518-3.13%
Bridgeport812183642432.99%
Shinnston22012161-40-1.82%
Stonewood18071753-54-2.99%
Nutter Fort15981570-28-1.75%
Salem15861541-45-2.84%
Lumberport873859-14-1.60%
Anmoore774751-23-2.97%
West Milford630616-14-2.22%
Lost Creek491474-17-3.46%
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