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Harrison County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2016: 18,734 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 17,983 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,406
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,767
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,945
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,170 (it was 2,067 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%

Land area: 310 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 60 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harrison County: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.9%), Construction (11.9%), Information (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Harrison County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years
Males: 9,162  (48.9%)
Females: 9,572  (51.1%)
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Harrison County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Harrison County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,820 ($36,210 in 1999)

This county:

$41,820
Kentucky:

$46,659

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $431 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $531)
This county:

$431
State:

$555


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $133,019 (it was $82,400 in 2000)
Harrison:

$133,019
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,603 - $210,340
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,045
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $332

Institutionalized population: 174

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 18
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 9
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 60 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 67 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2004: 73 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $192,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,106 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $886 (0.7%)

Harrison County household income distribution in 2009 Harrison County home values distribution Harrison County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.6%
Harrison County:

18.6%
Kentucky:

18.5%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Black residents, 60.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 93.9% for American Indian residents, 105.4% for other race residents, 39.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.5 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 43.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 35.6 years old, American Indian residents: 35.2 years old, Asian residents: 43.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.9 years old, Other race residents: 16.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harrison County is $372 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $637 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cynthiana, Berry.

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

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Neighboring counties: Cheyenne County, Colorado , Douglas County, Colorado , St. Mary's County, Maryland , Putnam County, West Virginia , Louisa County, Virginia , San Miguel County, Colorado .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 518
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 323 (18.8% naturalized citizens)

Harrison County:

1.7%
Whole state:

3.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 57
  • 2000 to 2009: 133
  • 1990 to 1999: 48
  • 1980 to 1989: 85
  • 1970 to 1979: 18
  • Before 1970: 57
Note: State values scaled to Harrison County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.6%

Harrison County marital status for males Harrison County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,692
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 520
  • 3 or 4: 311
  • 5 to 9: 236
  • 10 to 19: 92
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 1,312
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Housing units in Harrison County with a mortgage: 2,837 (31 second mortgage, 359 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,106

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harrison County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,77334
Mainline Protestant2,69116
Catholic7001
Black Protestant2322
Other-1
None8,450-
Harrison County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Harrison County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Harrison County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

11.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

31.1%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Harrison County:

Average size of farms: 147 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,393
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $228.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.65%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,846
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.61%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,605
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.98%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.77
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.23%
Corn for grain: 2350 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 269 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2371 harvested acres
Vegetables: 25 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 51 acres

Earthquake activity:

Harrison County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 25.2 miles away from Harrison County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 193.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 194.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.3 miles away from Harrison County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 191.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 09, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4218: May 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4218, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1746: February 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 1746, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Record Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1578: February 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1578, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 15, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1454: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1454, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2001 to August 21, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1388: August 15, 2001, FEMA Id: 1388, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 18, 2000 to March 02, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1320: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1320, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (53%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Ethiopia (10%)
  • Ireland (5%)
  • Indonesia (2%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Poland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Harrison County (%):

  • American (25%)
  • German (16%)
  • English (15%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • British (2%)

Harrison County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,391 (79.3%)
  • Carpooled: 634 (11.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 68 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 143 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 295 (5.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

234 people in nursing homes
2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
174 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
101 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,970.

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.92% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($23,757 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($8,697 average AGI)
Harrison County:

1.30%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Scott County, KY  0.93% ($35,183 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.62% ($36,475)
from Bourbon County, KY  0.43% ($23,643)
from Pendleton County, KY  0.25% ($29,438)
from Nicholas County, KY  0.19% ($32,167)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.69% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($25,416 average AGI)
1.11% relocated to other states ($4,077 average AGI)
Harrison County:

1.11%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fayette County, KY  0.95% ($29,161 average AGI)
to Scott County, KY  0.91% ($45,864)
to Bourbon County, KY  0.82% ($33,358)
to Grant County, KY  0.26% ($22,765)
to Nicholas County, KY  0.22% ($21,071)
to Pendleton County, KY  0.22% ($23,643)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Harrison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Harrison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Harrison County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,271 (2,523 aged, 748 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 370 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Harrison County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (232)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (217)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (197)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (193)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (170)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (125)
  • Congestive heart failure (112)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (99)
  • Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (85)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (76)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.48
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,375
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 268
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64,094

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,371
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 972
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,734
  • In family households: 15,638 (2,495 male householders, 2,317 female householders)
    3,557 spouses, 5,567 children (5,169 natural, 136 adopted, 260 stepchildren), 686 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 194 parents, 269 other relatives, 513 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,710 (997 male householders (856 living alone)), 1,310 female householders (1,198 living alone)), 391 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 367

Size of family households: 2,390 2-persons, 965 3-persons, 814 4-persons, 368 5-persons, 150 6-persons, 130 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,056 1-person, 179 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

2,506 married couples with children.
1,101 single-parent households (293 men, 808 women).

96.2% of residents of Harrison speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $92,786,000 ($5,082 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,248,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,988,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,785,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $759,000
Federal grants: $22,847,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,027,000 ($143,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,379,000 ($1,294,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,248,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,556,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,458,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,208
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 949
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +17
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +297
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Harrison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.22 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 57
  • 2010 to 2013: 243
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,271
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,101
  • 1980 to 1989: 953
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,129
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,103
  • 1950 to 1959: 653
  • 1940 to 1949: 314
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,428
Note: State values scaled to Harrison population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Harrison County population
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 55
  • 4 rooms: 448
  • 5 rooms: 1,071
  • 6 rooms: 1,256
  • 7 rooms: 745
  • 8 rooms: 646
  • 9+ rooms: 708
  • 1 room: 45
  • 2 rooms: 48
  • 3 rooms: 223
  • 4 rooms: 734
  • 5 rooms: 412
  • 6 rooms: 373
  • 7 rooms: 125
  • 8 rooms: 117
  • 9+ rooms: 108
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Harrison County population
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 78
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,030
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,778
  • 4 bedrooms: 902
  • 5+ bedrooms: 135
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 344
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,015
  • 3 bedrooms: 658
  • 4 bedrooms: 108
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Harrison County population
  • no vehicle: 120
  • 1 vehicle: 1,192
  • 2 vehicles: 1,969
  • 3 vehicles: 1,082
  • 4 vehicles: 400
  • 5+ vehicles: 198
  • no vehicle: 340
  • 1 vehicle: 904
  • 2 vehicles: 802
  • 3 vehicles: 81
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 36

87% of Harrison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Kentucky.

Harrison County:

86.6%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,586
  • Other state: 3,589
  • Northeast: 327
  • Midwest: 2,068
  • South: 883
  • West: 315

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harrison County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (52.6%)
  • Utility gas (21.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.3%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (59.5%)
  • Utility gas (27.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.9%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 240
Here:

11.8%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

3.8%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

4.2%
Kentucky:

17.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Harrison County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $48,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,734,000
    General - Other: $840,000
    Water Utilities: $510,000
    Corrections - Other: $305,000
    Health Services - Other: $239,000
    Police Protection: $211,000
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000
    Central Staff Services: $168,000
    Financial Administration: $163,000
    General Public Buildings: $82,000
    Welfare - Other: $76,000
    Fire Protection: $73,000
    Parks & Recreation: $72,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,059,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $67,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $166,000
    General - Other: $147,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
    Central Staff: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,073,000

Harrison County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $423,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $47,000
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,186,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $85,000
    Property Sale Other: $24,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,196,000
    Highways: $785,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,314,000
    Property: $882,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $133,000
    Public Utilities: $53,000
    NEC: $39,000

Harrison County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $9,834,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,125,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,055,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,240,000
    Other, NEC: $6,125,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $649,000

Harrison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,392,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,240,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 712
  • Number of aged recipients: 75
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 637
  • Number of recipients under 18: 126
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 426
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 160
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 288
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 292
Harrison County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Harrison County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Harrison County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18573.2 years
William17975.4 years
Mary16980.3 years
John14078.0 years
Charles11574.0 years
Robert9674.1 years
Anna8581.2 years
George8375.6 years
Elizabeth6281.7 years
Clarence4978.3 years
Most common last names in Harrison County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fryman10477.2 years
Florence8177.9 years
Smith8077.8 years
Moore6972.6 years
Williams6675.9 years
Hill6077.1 years
Whalen5780.6 years
Jones5577.4 years
Taylor5275.6 years
Barnes4577.3 years
Businesses in Harrison County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
FedEx1SAS Shoes1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1