Harrison County, West Virginia Population 2022

Harrison County, West Virginia's estimated population is 66,542 with a growth rate of -0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harrison County, West Virginia is the 8th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 69,249 and has seen a growth of -3.91% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17902,0800.00%
18004,8482,768133.08%
18109,9585,110105.40%
182010,9329749.78%
183014,7223,79034.67%
184017,6692,94720.02%
185011,728-5,941-33.62%
186013,7902,06217.58%
187016,7142,92421.20%
188020,1813,46720.74%
189021,9191,7388.61%
190027,6905,77126.33%
191048,38120,69174.72%
192074,79326,41254.59%
193078,5673,7745.05%
194082,9114,3445.53%
195085,2962,3852.88%
196077,856-7,440-8.72%
197073,028-4,828-6.20%
198077,7104,6826.41%
199069,371-8,339-10.73%
201069,249-122-0.18%
201169,302530.08%
201269,098-204-0.29%
201368,907-191-0.28%
201468,670-237-0.34%
201568,535-135-0.20%
201668,349-186-0.27%
201767,905-444-0.65%
201867,494-411-0.61%
201967,256-238-0.35%
202067,018-238-0.35%
202166,780-238-0.36%
202266,542-238-0.36%
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Harrison County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64,29495.08%
Black or African American1,0241.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.01%
Asian4140.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.03%
Some Other Race2260.33%
Two or More Races1,6392.42%
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Harrison County, West Virginia Population by Race

Harrison County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Harrison County, West Virginia Median Age

42


Total

40.8


Male

43.5


Female

Harrison County, West Virginia Adults

There are 53,143 adults, (13,141 of whom are seniors) in Harrison County, West Virginia.

Harrison County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

34,603

51.17%

Male

33,017

48.83%

Harrison County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Harrison County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All73.7%26.3%
Male71.8%28.2%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Female59%41%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,2132.4473.7
Married12,7613.1387.9
Male1,4813.0371.8
Female3,0033.3659
Non Family9,9681.2160.3

3.06

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Harrison County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1562.40%
9th to 12th Grade4,2718.86%
High School Graduate19,22039.86%
Some College8,84218.34%
Associates Degree3,5907.45%
Bachelors Degree6,87714.26%
Graduate Degree4,2598.83%
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Harrison County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrison County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian280262233
White45,89440,80610,626
Other Race1359728
Hispanic658554125
2+ Races682535112
Black74865353
Native American22
Islander1313

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 83.21%.

Harrison County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,329$45,280$31,356
Less Than 9th Grade$23,630$28,029$16,094
High School Graduate$30,975$40,665$22,558
Some College$37,313$47,243$27,567
Bachelors Degree$50,598$62,818$39,505
Graduate Degree$53,893$70,144$50,931

$38,329

Average Earnings

$45,280

Average Male

$31,356

Average Female

Harrison County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrison County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Harrison County, West Virginia Language

98.57% of Harrison County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Harrison County, West Virginia Language

Harrison County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4375.00%
Multiple1,62367441.53%
Black98232633.20%
White62,2958,48213.62%
Other16NaN%
Hispanic1,11711910.65%

14.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.56%

Male Poverty Rate

16.21%

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 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 10.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.89%.

Harrison County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.25%
High School14.41%
Some College8.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%

Harrison County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.10%
Male Unemployed28.03%
Female Employed6.70%
Female Unemployed54.32%

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

Harrison County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,134$70,005
Families$69,842$85,239
Married Families$81,909$96,412
Non Families$28,399$41,359
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Income by Household Type

Harrison County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Harrison County, West Virginia 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, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Harrison County, West Virginia Marital Status

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4,711

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War821
First Gulf War650
Vietnam1,972
Korea449
World War II131

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34414
35 to 54983
55 to 64629
65 to 741,534
75+1,151

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6289.09%
Black242.85%
Islander15.26%
Other Race2114.58%
2+ Races374.17%
Hispanic475.84%

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Harrison County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Harrison County, West Virginia 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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81.18%

Born in Harrison County, West Virginia

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of Harrison County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 81.18% having been born in West Virginia. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Harrison County, West Virginia 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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