Harrison County, Indiana Population 2021

Harrison County, Indiana's estimated population is 41,117 with a growth rate of 0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrison County, Indiana is the 38th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 39,330 and has seen a growth of 4.54% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202141,1173010.74%
202040,8163010.74%
201940,5153010.75%
201840,2144371.10%
201739,7771160.29%
201639,6611290.33%
201539,5323590.92%
201439,1731730.44%
201339,000-11-0.03%
201239,011-177-0.45%
201139,188-142-0.36%
201039,3309,44031.58%
199029,8902,6149.58%
198027,2766,85333.56%
197020,4231,2166.33%
196019,2071,3497.55%
195017,8587524.40%
194017,106-148-0.86%
193017,254-1,402-7.52%
192018,656-1,576-7.79%
191020,232-1,470-6.77%
190021,7029164.41%
189020,786-540-2.53%
188021,3261,4137.10%
187019,9131,3927.52%
186018,5213,23521.16%
185015,2862,82722.69%
184012,4592,18621.28%
183010,2732,39830.45%
18207,8754,280119.05%
18103,5950.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.74%
County Website
State
Founded
December 1, 1808
County Seat
2010 Population
39,330
Growth Since 2010
4.54%
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Harrison County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,58896.61%
Two or More Races5301.33%
Some Other Race3440.86%
Black or African American2520.63%
Asian1730.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.13%
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Harrison County, Indiana Population by Race

Harrison County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Harrison County, Indiana Median Age

42.3


Total

41.3


Male

43.2


Female

Harrison County, Indiana Adults

There are 30,894 adults, (6,878 of whom are seniors) in Harrison County, Indiana.

Harrison County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

20,078

50.27%

Male

19,862

49.73%

Harrison County, Indiana Population by Age

Harrison County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrison County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.1%6.9%
All83%17%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Male72.9%27.1%
Female53.4%46.6%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4032.7583
Married8,1813.2593.1
Non Family4,3701.3572.9
Female1,0143.7553.4
Male8383.972.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Harrison County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6772.42%
9th to 12th Grade2,5599.14%
High School Graduate11,09739.64%
Some College5,94221.22%
Associates Degree2,4928.90%
Bachelors Degree3,30211.79%
Graduate Degree1,9286.89%
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Harrison County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrison County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White27,13523,9565,057
Hispanic34830393
2+ Races18917752
Black18718719
Asian1091099
Other Race1079915
Native American262614

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 53.85%.

Harrison County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,637$47,912$31,926
Less Than 9th Grade$25,697$25,891$25,524
High School Graduate$35,505$44,179$23,691
Some College$40,516$54,330$30,804
Bachelors Degree$49,656$84,238$42,123
Graduate Degree$56,074$70,189$52,522

$40,637

Average Earnings

$47,912

Average Male

$31,926

Average Female

Harrison County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrison County, Indiana Language by Age

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Harrison County, Indiana Language

97.66% of Harrison County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

Harrison County, Indiana Language

Harrison County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,5374,05510.80%
Hispanic76119725.89%
Other34417851.74%
Multiple520366.92%
Asian1732413.87%
Black225146.22%

11.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.31%

Male Poverty Rate

12.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Indiana is Other, with 51.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Indiana is Black, with 6.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.96%.

Harrison County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.89%
High School10.85%
Some College10.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%

Harrison County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.07%
Male Unemployed26.65%
Female Employed9.27%
Male Employed1.27%

Harrison County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrison County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,712$72,940
Families$73,355$85,990
Married Families$80,440$93,502
Non Families$30,676$40,504
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Income by Household Type

Harrison County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Harrison County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harrison County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Harrison County, Indiana Marital Status

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2,871

Number of Veterans

2,646

Male Veterans

225

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,185
First Gulf War676
Second Gulf War384
Korea221
World War II43

Harrison County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74811
35 to 54806
75+709
55 to 64440
18 to 34105

Harrison County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7789.25%
Black7329.80%
Hispanic469.87%
2+ Races208.44%

Harrison County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Harrison County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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9.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Harrison County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Harrison County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.16%

Born in Harrison County, Indiana

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Harrison County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 58.16% having been born in Indiana. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harrison County, Indiana Place of Birth

  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

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