Harrison County, Indiana Population 2020

Harrison County, Indiana's estimated population is 39,851 with a growth rate of 0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrison County, Indiana is the 37th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201840,3504991.25%
201739,8511850.47%
201639,6661420.36%
201539,5243570.91%
201439,1671750.45%
201338,992-12-0.03%
201239,004-176-0.45%
201139,180-148-0.38%
201039,3289,43831.58%
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%

How Many People Live in Harrison County, Indiana?

39,851

Harrison County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,34796.56%
Two or More Races3961.00%
Some Other Race3650.92%
Black or African American3190.80%
Asian1750.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1100.28%

Harrison County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Harrison County, Indiana Median Age

42.5


Total

41.2


Male

43.4


Female

Harrison County, Indiana Adults

There are 30,773 adults, (6,707 of whom are seniors) in Harrison County, Indiana.

Harrison County, Indiana Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

19,837

49.95%

Male

19,875

50.05%

Harrison County, Indiana Households and Families

Harrison County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harrison County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All82.5%17.5%
Male74.9%25.1%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
Female59.2%40.8%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5842.782.5
Married8,3253.2192.2
Non Family4,3101.2871.7
Female1,2133.6259.2
Male7363.774.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harrison County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7182.58%
9th to 12th Grade2,3318.38%
High School Graduate11,14840.08%
Some College6,20622.31%
Associates Degree2,5759.26%
Bachelors Degree3,02510.88%
Graduate Degree1,8116.51%

Harrison County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,92523,9304,648
Hispanic28725472
Black23223216
Multiple Races15013834
Asian12512540
Other Race938512
Native American847536

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 42.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,168$47,048$30,087
Less Than High School$25,132$22,763$25,873
High School Grad$34,395$43,211$21,947
Some College$37,122$51,085$27,071
Bachelors Degree$50,085$80,406$37,234
Graduate Degree$58,690$69,464$53,262

$38,168

Average Earnings

$47,048

Average Male

$30,087

Average Female

Harrison County, Indiana Language

Harrison County, Indiana Language by Age

Harrison County, Indiana Language

97.77% of Harrison County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Harrison County, Indiana Poverty

Harrison County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,4113,77910.10%
Hispanic72126837.17%
Other36519553.42%
Multiple3905714.62%
Black292155.14%
Asian175148.00%

10.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.43%

Male Poverty Rate

11.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Indiana is Other, with 53.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Indiana is Black, with 5.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.15%
High School10.53%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.11%
Female Unemployed27.03%
Female Employed9.74%
Male Employed1.22%

Harrison County, Indiana Income

Harrison County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,132$69,995
Families$70,780$82,049
Married Families$78,348$89,809
Non Families$30,648$38,275

Harrison County, Indiana Marital Status

Harrison County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Harrison County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Harrison County, Indiana Veterans

2,800

Number of Veterans

2,542

Male Veterans

258

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,182
First Gulf War573
Second Gulf War291
Korea217
World War II39
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7139.10%
Black6922.33%
Hispanic358.18%
2 or More189.47%

$Harrison County, Indiana Veterans by Education

8.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, Indiana Employment Status

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.24%

Born in Indiana

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.82% of Harrison County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 60.24% having been born in Indiana. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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