According to the most recent Harrison County Indiana demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Harrison County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 39,516 which is in the mid range of other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest population in the area is Jefferson County which depicts a population of 780,449 ( very much bigger). Figure 3 uses the Harrison County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Harrison County Indiana shows very little difference.
The total Harrison County Indiana greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Harrison County shows it has a Population Change of 0.4% which is less than most other counties in the local area.
Looking at the Harrison County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Harrison County Indiana depicts it has 82 people per square mile which is less than most other counties in the greater region. The next higher when ranked by population density is Meade County 19.4% larger with population density of 97. The county with the highest population density in the area is Jefferson County which depicts a people per square mile of 2,051 ( considerably bigger). Figure 6 provides Harrison County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Harrison County depicts it has a Median Age of 42.7 which is the largest of all counties in the greater Harrison County region.
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Harrison County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Harrison County Indiana has the smallest proportion of people less than 20 years of age at 10.3% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of people between 20 and 29 years old at 12.2% of the total. Figure 9 shows the Harrison County Indiana Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Harrison County depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 2.1% which is less than most other counties in the metro area.
Harrison County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Harrison County households. Harrison County shows it has a Family Size of 3.4 which is the second most average family size of all the counties in the greater Harrison County region. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Meade County which shows an average family size of 3.5 (only about 2.5% larger).
Looking at Harrison County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Harrison County shows it has a Married-couple family of 82% which is the most of all counties in the greater region.
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Harrison County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 6.3% which is the most of all counties in the greater region. Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 60% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the smallest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 7% of the total.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Harrison County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Harrison County depicts it has a Total Single People of 45% which is less than most other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Jefferson County which shows a percent single of 54% (20.6% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Harrison County is about 11.5% smaller. Also, measured against the state of Indiana, percent of people who are single for any reason of 50%, Harrison County is about 10.8% smaller.
Harrison County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the percentage of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 the second smallest in terms of percent of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 of all the other counties in the metro area at 17% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 50% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 17% of the total and is ranked #1. Also, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 17% of the total and is ranked #1.
Harrison County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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