Harrison County, Texas Population 2024

70,957

Harrison County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 70,957 with a growth rate of 0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrison County, Texas is the 52nd largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 65,770 and has seen a growth of 7.89% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202973,4625010.69%
202872,9615010.69%
202772,4605010.7%
202671,9595010.7%
202571,4585010.71%
202470,9575010.71%
202370,4565010.72%
202269,9555010.72%
202169,4546560.95%
202068,7982,3143.48%
201966,484-209-0.31%
201866,6931770.27%
201766,516-141-0.21%
201666,657-53-0.08%
201566,7101050.16%
201466,6053180.48%
201366,287140.02%
201266,273-77-0.12%
201166,3505800.88%
201065,770
199057,4835,2189.98%
198052,2657,42416.56%
197044,841-753-1.65%
196045,594-2,151-4.51%
195047,745-3,155-6.2%
194050,9001,9634.01%
193048,9375,37212.33%
192043,5656,32216.98%
191037,2435,36516.83%
190031,8785,15719.3%
189026,7211,5446.13%
188025,17711,93690.14%
187013,241-1,760-11.73%
186015,0013,17926.89%
185011,822-61,640-83.91%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.71% (501)
County Website
Harrison County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
65,770
Area
900 mi²
Density
79 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
7.89% (5,187)
Founded
1842

Harrison County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White46,32667.04%
Black or African American14,21520.57%
Two or more races5,4287.86%
Other race2,4273.51%
Asian4210.61%
Native American2810.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Harrison County, Texas Population by Race

Harrison County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Harrison County, Texas Median Age

38.8

Total

37.8

Male

39.5

Female

Harrison County, Texas Adults

There are 52,337 adults, (11,729 of whom are seniors) in Harrison County, Texas.

Harrison County, Texas Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female35,30851.1%
Male33,79048.9%

Harrison County, Texas Population by Age

Harrison County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All24,9932.77426
Married12,6703.2187.512.5
Non Family7,0571.2658.941.1
Female4,0223.465743
Male1,2443.2177.322.7
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harrison County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Harrison County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.08%.

Harrison County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,616

Average Earnings

$50,220

Average Male

$32,018

Average Female

Harrison County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrison County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harrison County, Texas Language

90.09% of Harrison County, Texas residents speak only English, while 9.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.01% of the population.

Harrison County, Texas Language

Harrison County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White41,3584,31210.43%
Black13,6363,11022.81%
Hispanic9,2402,83230.65%
Multiple5,2811,88335.66%
Other2,40640917%
Asian3846416.67%
Native281196.76%
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16.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.45%

Male Poverty Rate

18.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Texas is Multiple, with 35.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Texas is Native, with 6.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.39%.

Harrison County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.36%
High School15.09%
Some College12.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
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Harrison County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed39.48%
Female Unemployed19.44%
Female Employed10%
Male Employed5.99%
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Harrison County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrison County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harrison County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Harrison County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Harrison County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harrison County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,991

Number of Veterans

3,541

Male Veterans

450

Female Veterans

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Harrison County, Texas Veterans by War

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Harrison County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Harrison County, Texas Veterans by Race

Harrison County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harrison County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harrison County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.86%

Born in Harrison County, Texas

95.27%

Native Born

4.73%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.27% of Harrison County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 67.86% having been born in Texas. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harrison County, Texas Place of Birth

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