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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 (2019 population: 3,201)

Population per Square Mile: 83.97

Square Miles: 484.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)39,363370.6%6,484,050
Today (2020)40,682370.6%6,754,953
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*45,988310.6%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today3.4%20 4.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2019-2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration9723 1,323
Net International Migration1345 8,743
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)19330.1%13,740

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2019NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,346395.8%6.2%
School Age (5 to 17)6,6744016.5%17.1%
College Age (18 to 24)2,845497.0%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,8533624.3%25.5%
Older Adult (45 to 64)11,4613728.3%25.2%
Seniors (65 and older)7,3363618.1%16.1%
Median Age42.0  Median Age = 37.9

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2019NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone137440.3%0.4%
Asian Alone182510.4%2.6%
Black Alone290500.7%9.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone22370.1%0.1%
White39,3583797.1%84.8%
Two or More Race Groups526391.3%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic39,6783697.9%92.7%
Hispanic837542.1%7.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2019 (Includes detail not shown below)14,40341100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,5324817.6%18.5%
Married Without Children5,6493439.2%29.7%
Single Parents933566.5%9.3%
Living Alone3,5524524.7%29.0%

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 2019 (estimate)17,29838100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2019 (includes vacant units)17,07839100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
11,9533770.0%61.5%
Median Value (2019)$151,90020  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,4505614.3%27.5%
Median Rent (2019)$52948  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2019/2020 Total Reported) 6,277400.6%1,111,333
Public6,111410.6%1,050,614
Adults (25+ in 2019 ACS)27,997370.6%4,430,493
with High School diploma or higher88.4%50 88.8%
with B.A. or higher degree18.7%35 26.5%

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 2019$43,4314689.2%48,678
Median Household Income in 201964,27018111.5%$57,617
Poverty Rate in 20198.2%7968.9%11.9%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1811.8%7378.1%15.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202027470.4%6,657
Food Stamp Recipients in 20202,494510.4%659,095
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2019/20202,735400.5%507,739

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, 2017427430.5%82,170
Births to Teens, 201723560.4%5,152
Deaths, 2017450360.7%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force19,874380.6%3,319,010
Employed18,626380.6%3,082,982
Unemployed1,248360.5%236,028
Annual Unemployment Rate6.35388.7%7.1
March 2021 Unemployment Rate3.86280.9%4.7

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2019 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work16,077100.0%$644,163100.0%$40,067
Wage and Salary11,16069.4%$445,84369.2%$39,950
Farm Proprietors8315.2%$3,2050.5%$3,857
Nonfarm Proprietors4,08625.4%$77,74812.1%$19,028
Farm9315.8%$5,9100.9%$6,348
Nonfarm15,14694.2%$638,25399.1%$42,140
Private12,88580.1%$513,68679.7%$39,867
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,0326.4%$19,5653.0%$18,958
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,5299.5%$80,38012.5%$52,570
  Construction1,0386.5%$45,5647.1%$43,896
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information1100.7%$3,5390.5%$32,173
  Manufacturing1,68210.5%$107,62616.7%$63,987
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4833.0%$13,6662.1%$28,294
  Retail Trade1,78811.1%$48,5567.5%$27,157
  Trans., Warehousing4612.9%$29,6064.6%$64,221
  Wholesale Trade4282.7%$25,5384.0%$59,668
  Other Private (not above)2,647*16.5%*$86,620*13.4%*$32,724*
Government2,26114.1%$124,56719.3%$55,094

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, 2020UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed83100.0%100.0%$21,638$5,872,297
Single-Family83100.0%76.2%$21,638$5,209,930
2-Family00.0%2.5%0$83,895
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.8%$0$25,965
5+ Family00.0%20.6%$0$552,508

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 2019
Percent of County
Corydon3,2017.9%
Crandall1510.4%
Elizabeth2060.5%
Laconia510.1%
Lanesville5651.4%
Mauckport850.2%
Milltown3810.9%*
New Amsterdam280.1%
New Middletown870.2%
Palmyra9562.3%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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