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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 (2022 population: 3,164)

Population per Square Mile: 82.57

Square Miles: 484.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)39,654380.6%6,484,050
Today (2023)40,006380.6%6,862,199
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*43,157370.6%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today0.9%34 1.1%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2022-2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration31316 4,599
Net International Migration2046 17,869
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-11576-1.5%7,508

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2022NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,103435.3%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)6,5914016.5%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)2,840497.1%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,6733724.3%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,8003727.1%24.5%
Seniors (65 and older)7,8443619.7%16.9%
Median Age42.5  Median Age = 38.2

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2022NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone135510.3%0.4%
Asian Alone246430.6%2.8%
Black Alone343480.9%10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone25390.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups609381.5%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2022 (Includes detail not shown below)14,74341100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,9124019.8%18.1%
Married Without Children5,4823737.2%29.6%
Single Parents785605.3%9.0%
Living Alone3,9094226.5%29.4%

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 2022 (estimate)16,96239100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2022 (includes vacant units)16,75239100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2022)$202,90013  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2022)$63738  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2022/2023 Total Reported) 6,195380.6%1,124,094
Adults (25+ in 2022 ACS)28,044370.6%4,532,091
with High School diploma or higher90.2%44 90%
with B.A. or higher degree20.6%33 28.2%

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 2022$54,2023392.9%58,323
Median Household Income in 202272,25920108.2%$66,768
Poverty Rate in 20227.7%8661.6%12.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1810.1%8465.6%15.4%
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 2022/20232,803390.5%511,735

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, 2021417420.5%79,946
Births to Teens, 202114590.4%3,845
Deaths, 2019439370.7%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2022NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force20,538390.6%3,373,887
Annual Unemployment Rate2.56780.6%3.1
February 2024 Unemployment Rate3.6187.8%4.1

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2022 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work16,085100.0%$780,437100.0%$48,520
Wage and Salary10,99868.4%$533,43168.4%$48,503
Farm Proprietors8115.0%$27,0883.5%$33,401
Nonfarm Proprietors4,27626.6%$94,21712.1%$22,034
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,97912.3%$82,96810.6%$41,924
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3792.4%$19,1262.5%$50,464
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Professional, Tech. Serv.5353.3%$21,0532.7%$39,351
  Retail Trade1,79411.2%$56,4577.2%$31,470
  Trans., Warehousing5753.6%$35,2424.5%$61,290
  Wholesale Trade5433.4%$39,9305.1%$73,536
  Other Private (not above)3,187*19.8%*$115,719*14.8%*$36,310*

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, 2022UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed159100.0%100.0%$47,702$6,635,992
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.5%$0$14,702
5+ Family00.0%32.6%$0$1,031,387

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

in 2022
Percent of County
New Amsterdam150.0%
New Middletown900.2%
* 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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