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West Harrison, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of West Harrison had a population of 277 as of July 1, 2016. West Harrison ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Harrison is located at latitude 39.256 and longitude -84.8213 in Dearborn County. The formal boundaries for the Town of West Harrison (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Dearborn County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 518 feet.

The Town of West Harrison (GNIS ID: 2397732) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of West Harrison is located within Township of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dearborn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Harrison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Harrison: Harrison.

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West Harrison, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 277
Population in Households 277
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,286
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $196,667
Average Home Value $288,315


Median Household Income $59,641
Average Household Income $84,287
Per Capita Income $35,978
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.44%
Households -0.48% -0.3%
Families 4.21% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

West Harrison, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Harrison to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 567 17th
Population Density1 # 354 48th
Diversity Index2 # 644 5th
Median Household Income # 97 86th
Per Capita Income # 29 96th

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