Harrisville, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 234 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 123  (52.8%)
Females: 111  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43974.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,759 (it was $26,750 in 2000)
Harrisville:

$32,759
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,788 (it was $13,732 in 2000)

Harrisville village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,105 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Harrisville:

$73,105
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $69,197; Detached houses: $69,197

Median gross rent in 2012: $544.

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Harrisville races chart
  • White alone - 232 (98.7%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

Races in Harrisville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harrisville: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.2%), Irish (12.3%), Italian (10.8%), Polish (8.9%), United States (7.6%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,548 people per square mile   (low).

Harrisville, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Harrisville:

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrisville village:

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $742 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $506 (0.7%)

Harrisville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (50.2 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (51.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (304.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Adena, OH (1.6 miles ), Mount Pleasant, OH (2.2 miles ), New Athens, OH (2.4 miles ), St. Clairsville, OH (2.7 miles ), Bannock, OH (2.7 miles ), Smithfield, OH (2.9 miles ), Cadiz, OH (2.9 miles ), Lafferty, OH (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.18 N, Longitude: 80.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

Harrisville household income distribution Harrisville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-10.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (22%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Work and jobs in Harrisville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Harrisville, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harrisville-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Harrisville village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrisville-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from Harrisville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 213.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from Harrisville center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrisville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harrisville:

  • SIENNA POINTE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ADENA, OH)
  • ALTERNATIVE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SAINT CLAIRSVILLE, OH)
  • HARRISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CADIZ, OH)
  • HARRISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CADIZ, OH)
  • PARK HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ST CLAIRSVILLE, OH)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ST CLAIRSVILLE, OH)
  • FOREST HILL RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ST CLAIRSVILLE, OH)

Amtrak station near Harrisville:

  • 12 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisville:

  • West Liberty University (about 16 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 20 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 41 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Waynesburg University (about 42 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Robert Morris University (about 43 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Muskingum University (about 47 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 50 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)

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Notable location: Harrisville Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Alley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.8. This is about average.

City:

82.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00566
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harrisville that have no violations reported:

  • GEORGETOWN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.6%
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Harrisville compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Harrisville travel time to work - commute Harrisville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harrisville village (based on Harrison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.42%
Here: 32.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents49.0%19.0%10.9%8.2%13.0%
Congregations42.3%19.2%7.7%5.8%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Harrison County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Harrison County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Harrison County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

30.2%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$658$1,3160$0
Totals for Government 6$658$1,3160$0

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tuscarawas County, OH  0.96% ($24,630 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.94% ($29,283)
from Belmont County, OH  0.55% ($26,452)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tuscarawas County, OH  1.31% ($24,946 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.79% ($22,333)
to Belmont County, OH  0.69% ($27,513)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrisville:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrisville:

  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Harrisville:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harrisville)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD8BCJ, Licensee ID: L00989123
    Grant Date: 03/11/2005, Expiration Date: 03/11/2015, Certifier: Terry L Basnett
    Registrant: Terry L Basnett, Main St, Harrisville, OH 43974

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Harrisville, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles875.3 years
John770.7 years
Robert571.4 years
William572.2 years
Mary483.7 years
Helen375.7 years
Elizabeth377.0 years
Grace377.0 years
Donald367.3 years
James369.0 years
Most common last names in Harrisville, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore768.2 years
Carothers481.2 years
Smith482.7 years
Householder472.7 years
Howes369.4 years
Hatcher358.7 years
Childers377.0 years
Milburn386.0 years
Morris379.7 years
Goff376.7 years
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