Harrison County, West Virginia Population 2021

Harrison County, West Virginia's estimated population is 66,780 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 -3.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202166,780-238-0.36%
202067,018-238-0.35%
201967,256-238-0.35%
201867,494-411-0.61%
201767,905-444-0.65%
201668,349-186-0.27%
201568,535-135-0.20%
201468,670-237-0.34%
201368,907-191-0.28%
201269,098-204-0.29%
201169,302530.08%
201069,249-122-0.18%
199069,371-8,339-10.73%
198077,7104,6826.41%
197073,028-4,828-6.20%
196077,856-7,440-8.72%
195085,2962,3852.88%
194082,9114,3445.53%
193078,5673,7745.05%
192074,79326,41254.59%
191048,38120,69174.72%
190027,6905,77126.33%
189021,9191,7388.61%
188020,1813,46720.74%
187016,7142,92421.20%
186013,7902,06217.58%
185011,728-5,941-33.62%
184017,6692,94720.02%
183014,7223,79034.67%
182010,9329749.78%
18109,9585,110105.40%
18004,8482,768133.08%
17902,0800.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.36%
County Website
Founded
May 3, 1784
County Seat
2010 Population
69,249
Growth Since 2010
-3.57%
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Harrison County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64,72095.31%
Two or More Races1,4942.20%
Black or African American1,0691.57%
Asian3960.58%
Some Other Race2070.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.03%
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Harrison County, West Virginia Population by Race

Harrison County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Harrison County, West Virginia Median Age

42.2


Total

41.1


Male

43.2


Female

Harrison County, West Virginia Adults

There are 53,362 adults, (12,875 of whom are seniors) in Harrison County, West Virginia.

Harrison County, West Virginia Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

34,799

51.24%

Male

33,109

48.76%

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
Married88.7%11.3%
All73.9%26.1%
Male68.7%31.3%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
Female53.3%46.7%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,0982.4773.9
Married13,2563.0988.7
Non Family9,3471.2360.4
Female2,9673.2553.3
Male1,5283.168.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.47

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 Grade1,5013.11%
9th to 12th Grade3,9108.10%
High School Graduate18,64438.62%
Some College9,16218.98%
Associates Degree3,8197.91%
Bachelors Degree6,92214.34%
Graduate Degree4,3168.94%
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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
White46,05741,01110,718
Black710628103
2+ Races63946397
Hispanic634542121
Asian266235205
Other Race1178530
Islander1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.07%.

Harrison County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,020$46,897$31,077
Less Than 9th Grade$22,256$24,473$16,938
High School Graduate$30,519$40,069$23,041
Some College$37,014$47,839$27,739
Bachelors Degree$51,811$63,626$44,191
Graduate Degree$56,231$83,952$50,825

$39,020

Average Earnings

$46,897

Average Male

$31,077

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

98.54% of Harrison County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% 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
White62,6599,11414.55%
Multiple1,47162342.35%
Black1,02632231.38%
Hispanic1,09618016.42%
Other207188.70%

15.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.18%

Male Poverty Rate

16.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 42.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison County, West Virginia is Other, with 8.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.55%.

Harrison County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.97%
High School14.45%
Some College9.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%

Harrison County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.28%
Male Unemployed37.70%
Female Employed6.81%
Male Employed5.56%

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$53,022$70,609
Families$69,920$84,377
Married Families$82,731$96,928
Non Families$27,972$42,203
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Income by Household Type

Harrison County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

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 35-44.

Harrison County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Harrison County, West Virginia Marital Status

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4,977

Number of Veterans

4,767

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,839
First Gulf War845
Second Gulf War830
Korea527
World War II185

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,493
75+1,231
35 to 541,149
55 to 64724
18 to 34380

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8829.53%
Hispanic648.13%
2+ Races354.13%
Black354.29%
Other Race2519.84%

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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79.60%

Born in Harrison County, West Virginia

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.10% of Harrison County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 79.60% having been born in West Virginia. 0.36% 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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