Harrison County, Texas Population 2021

Harrison County, Texas's estimated population is 66,491 with a growth rate of -0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrison County, Texas is the 54th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 65,765 and has seen a growth of 1.10% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202166,491-31-0.05%
202066,522-31-0.05%
201966,553-31-0.05%
201866,5841160.17%
201766,468-143-0.21%
201666,611-74-0.11%
201566,6851040.16%
201466,5813140.47%
201366,267110.02%
201266,256-82-0.12%
201166,3385730.87%
201065,7658,28214.41%
199057,4835,2189.98%
198052,2657,42416.56%
197044,841-753-1.65%
196045,594-2,151-4.51%
195047,745-3,155-6.20%
194050,9001,9634.01%
193048,9375,37212.33%
192043,5656,32216.98%
191037,2435,36516.83%
190031,8785,15719.30%
189026,7211,5446.13%
188025,17711,93690.14%
187013,241-1,760-11.73%
186015,0013,17926.89%
185011,8220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.05%
County Website
State
Founded
1842
County Seat
2010 Population
65,765
Growth Since 2010
1.10%
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Harrison County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,70474.65%
Black or African American13,76020.67%
Two or More Races1,3492.03%
Some Other Race1,0201.53%
Asian5280.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native2050.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.02%
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Harrison County, Texas Population by Race

Harrison County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Harrison County, Texas Median Age

38.7


Total

37.9


Male

39.5


Female

Harrison County, Texas Adults

There are 49,680 adults, (10,965 of whom are seniors) in Harrison County, Texas.

Harrison County, Texas Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

34,242

51.43%

Male

32,338

48.57%

Harrison County, Texas Population by Age

Harrison County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrison County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All72.3%27.7%
Male70.5%29.5%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female54.3%45.7%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,2922.872.3
Married12,6183.2181.8
Non Family6,2281.2763.2
Female3,3693.8154.3
Male1,0773.5170.5

3.27

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Harrison County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0714.72%
9th to 12th Grade4,39910.02%
High School Graduate14,89933.95%
Some College11,21025.55%
Associates Degree2,9286.67%
Bachelors Degree5,98413.64%
Graduate Degree2,3905.45%
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Harrison County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrison County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White30,10226,6076,567
Black9,1097,7751,364
Hispanic3,7652,277269
Other Race52928664
2+ Races51834463
Asian33629692
Native American13613617

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.38%.

Harrison County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,261$48,208$26,826
Less Than 9th Grade$26,737$36,593$15,288
High School Graduate$30,879$39,891$22,448
Some College$38,119$58,133$26,624
Bachelors Degree$45,239$73,281$38,237
Graduate Degree$64,986$77,017$58,478

$36,261

Average Earnings

$48,208

Average Male

$26,826

Average Female

Harrison County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrison County, Texas Language by Age

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Harrison County, Texas Language

91.79% of Harrison County, Texas residents speak only English, while 8.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.46% of the population.

Harrison County, Texas Language

Harrison County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,6845,17512.41%
Black13,0333,67328.18%
Hispanic8,5042,17525.58%
Multiple1,34933424.76%
Other1,01628828.35%
Asian5248916.98%
Native20510.49%

17.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.17%

Male Poverty Rate

19.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Texas is Other, with 28.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, Texas is Native, with 0.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.30%.

Harrison County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.33%
High School14.77%
Some College11.42%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%

Harrison County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.45%
Female Unemployed30.31%
Female Employed9.67%
Male Employed6.54%

Harrison County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrison County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,220$73,308
Families$65,116$85,287
Married Families$79,529$100,575
Non Families$28,311$37,748
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Income by Household Type

Harrison County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Harrison County, Texas 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, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Harrison County, Texas Marital Status

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4,282

Number of Veterans

3,921

Male Veterans

361

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,867
First Gulf War841
Second Gulf War532
Korea222
World War II100

Harrison County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,529
35 to 541,043
75+803
55 to 64675
18 to 34232

Harrison County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3719.07%
Black8477.97%
Hispanic1172.37%
Other Race527.44%
2+ Races122.01%

Harrison County, Texas Veterans by Race

Harrison County, Texas Veterans by Education

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11.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, Texas Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison County, Texas Employment by Age

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Harrison County, Texas Employment by Race

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Harrison County, Texas 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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68.82%

Born in Harrison County, Texas

94.60%

Native Born

5.40%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

2.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.60% of Harrison County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 68.82% having been born in Texas. 3.25% 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

  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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