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Harrison County, Indiana

Established in 1808 and named after William Henry Harrison, Indiana Territorial Governor and the Ninth President of the United States.

County Seat: Corydon

Largest City: Corydon (2012 population: 3,108)

Population per Square Mile: 80.83

Square Miles: 484.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)39,364370.6%6,483,797
Today (2013)39,163370.6%6,570,902
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*43,254370.6%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.5%48 1.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2012-2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-9757 -1,179
Net International Migration3830 9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)80420.3%25,992

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2013NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,173435.5%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)6,7464117.2%17.7%
College Age (18 to 24)3,019497.7%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,5473724.4%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)11,5873729.6%26.4%
Seniors (65 and older)6,0914115.6%13.9%
Median Age41.5  Median Age = 37.4

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2013NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone126410.3%0.4%
Asian Alone160480.4%1.9%
Black Alone237500.6%9.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone16420.0%0.1%
White38,2073797.6%86.3%
Two or More Race Groups417421.1%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic38,4913798.3%93.6%
Hispanic672551.7%6.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2012 (Includes detail not shown below)14,36840100.0%100.0%
Married With Children3,1013921.6%20.2%
Married Without Children5,4133637.7%30.1%
Single Parents1,025517.1%9.8%
Living Alone3,5194324.5%27.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2013 (estimate)16,54439100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes vacant units)16,45041100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
11,9483772.6%62.6%
Median Value (2012)$125,40027  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,4205714.7%26.1%
Median Rent (2012)$50936  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 6,125400.5%1,115,499
Public5,959420.6%1,039,411
Adults (25+ in 2012 ACS)26,855370.6%4,229,138
with High School diploma or higher86.9%35 87%
with B.A. or higher degree14.5%53 23%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2012$34,0385789.3%38,119
Median Household Income in 201250,70420108.0%$46,954
Poverty Rate in 201211.4%7073.5%15.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1815.9%7471.9%22.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201355400.5%11,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 20134,287450.5%922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20132,590440.5%509,427

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2012390470.5%83,250
Births to Teens, 201240460.5%7,431
Deaths, 2012371450.6%59,168

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force19,731380.6%3,179,935
Employed18,341380.6%2,940,897
Unemployed1,390360.6%239,038
Annual Unemployment Rate7.06393.3%7.5
September 2014 Unemployment Rate4.75292.2%5.1

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Earnings by Industry, 2012 Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to
sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work$509,476100.0%
Wage and Salary$361,56871.0%
Farm Proprietors$10,5932.1%
Nonfarm Proprietors$46,4819.1%
Farm$12,8962.5%
Nonfarm$496,58097.5%
Private$389,48876.4%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction$21,5394.2%
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information$2,7790.5%
  Manufacturing$67,85013.3%
  Professional, Tech. Serv.$9,8001.9%
  Retail Trade$41,1698.1%
  Trans., Warehousing$14,0132.8%
  Wholesale Trade$29,8575.9%
  Other Private (not above)$69,941*13.7%*
Government$107,09221.0%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2013UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed92100.0%100.0%$35,807$3,065,788
Single-Family92100.0%67.3%$35,807$2,631,508
2-Family00.0%2.2%0$38,302
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$13,598
5+ Family00.0%29.6%$0$382,380

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Harrison County

NamePopulation
in 2012
Percent of County
Corydon3,1087.9%
Crandall1510.4%
Elizabeth1610.4%
Laconia490.1%
Lanesville5611.4%
Mauckport800.2%
Milltown3660.9%*
New Amsterdam270.1%
New Middletown920.2%
Palmyra9242.4%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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