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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 (2021 population: 3,102)

Population per Square Mile: 82.07

Square Miles: 484.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)39,363370.6%6,484,050
Today (2021)39,761380.6%6,813,532
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*45,988310.6%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.0%35 5.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2020-2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration21225 5,230
Net International Migration454 15,490
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-11069-10.7%1,024

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2021NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,119425.3%6.0%
School Age (5 to 17)6,6804016.8%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)2,801507.0%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,6953724.4%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)11,0103727.7%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)7,4563718.8%16.4%
Median Age42.2  Median Age = 38.1

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2021NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone130520.3%0.4%
Asian Alone217470.5%2.7%
Black Alone316520.8%10.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone26390.1%0.1%
White38,4763896.8%84.2%
Two or More Race Groups596381.5%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic38,8973797.8%92.3%
Hispanic864562.2%7.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2021 (Includes detail not shown below)14,43741100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,6054118.0%18.2%
Married Without Children5,5303738.3%29.8%
Single Parents843595.8%9.2%
Living Alone3,7334325.9%29.1%

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 2021 (estimate)16,80539100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2021 (includes vacant units)16,70339100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
11,9833771.7%62.9%
Median Value (2021)$169,40017  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,4545614.7%27.2%
Median Rent (2021)$60037  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2021/2022 Total Reported) 6,190380.6%1,120,155
Public5,971400.6%1,036,519
Adults (25+ in 2021 ACS)27,901370.6%4,501,214
with High School diploma or higher90.2%37 89.8%
with B.A. or higher degree18.8%45 27.8%

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 2021$51,7704091.6%56,497
Median Household Income in 202166,98918106.8%$62,723
Poverty Rate in 20218.5%7770.2%12.1%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1811.5%7873.2%15.7%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202217430.4%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20222,400480.4%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2021/20222,480420.5%481,568

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, 2019408440.5%80,859
Births to Teens, 201723560.4%5,152
Deaths, 2019439370.7%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force20,019380.6%3,321,548
Employed19,485380.6%3,203,166
Unemployed534390.5%118,382
Annual Unemployment Rate2.76375.0%3.6
December 2022 Unemployment Rate1.97379.2%2.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2021 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work15,538100.0%$722,699100.0%$46,512
Wage and Salary10,69668.8%$494,28968.4%$46,213
Farm Proprietors8175.3%$15,0652.1%$18,439
Nonfarm Proprietors4,02525.9%$87,97512.2%$21,857
Farm9005.8%$17,4132.4%$19,348
Nonfarm14,63894.2%$705,28697.6%$48,182
Private12,50580.5%$578,86380.1%$46,291
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,0256.6%$26,2663.6%$25,625
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,2588.1%$76,84110.6%$61,082
  Construction1,1257.2%$54,2117.5%$48,188
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  InformationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Manufacturing1,5459.9%$111,32815.4%$72,057
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4903.2%$18,9222.6%$38,616
  Retail Trade1,79011.5%$54,0987.5%$30,222
  Trans., Warehousing4913.2%$32,1534.4%$65,485
  Wholesale Trade4793.1%$33,1044.6%$69,111
  Other Private (not above)1,215*7.8%*$50,538*7.0%*$41,595*
Government2,13313.7%$126,42317.5%$59,270

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, 2021UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed156100.0%100.0%$39,027$7,583,249
Single-Family156100.0%74.4%$39,027$6,692,956
2-Family00.0%2.4%0$117,031
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$30,324
5+ Family00.0%22.7%$0$742,937

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 2021
Percent of County
Corydon3,1027.8%
Crandall1380.3%
Elizabeth2020.5%
Laconia710.2%
Lanesville9402.4%
Mauckport450.1%
Milltown3791.0%*
New Amsterdam130.0%
New Middletown890.2%
Palmyra9062.3%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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