Harrison County IN Information


Harrison County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 39,967
Population in Households 39,506
Population in Familes 33,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 461
Population Density1 83
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 15,526
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 11,183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,920 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,438 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,088 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,394 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $139,974
Average Home Value $160,277


Median Household Income $52,788
Average Household Income $62,872
Per Capita Income $24,641
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.15%
Households 0.35% 0.22%
Families 0.22% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.


Harrison County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrison County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents 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 # 37 61st
Population Density1 # 47 50th
Diversity Index2 # 69 26th
Median Household Income # 18 82nd
Per Capita Income # 29 70th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.