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Harrison County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 8,725 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 8,850 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,333
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,306
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,734
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,030 (it was 924 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%

Land area: 725 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrison County: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.9%), Educational, health and social services (14.8%), Manufacturing (10.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 33%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 64%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Harrison County, MO (2017)
    • 8,28493.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1892.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1131.3%Two or more races
    • 690.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 110.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 80.09%Some other race alone
    • 20.02%Asian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 4,347  (49.8%)
Females: 4,378  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Harrison County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,481 ($28,707 in 1999)
This county:

$44,481
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $407 (lower quartile is $303, upper quartile is $548)
This county:

$407
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,440 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Harrison:

$89,440
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,445 - $122,156
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $932
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $384

Institutionalized population: 118
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Harrison, MO residents
Average permit cost in Harrison, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $847 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $833 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Harrison, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harrison, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Harrison, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.3%
Harrison County:

16.3%
Missouri:

13.4%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.6% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.5% for American Indian residents, 62.0% for other race residents, 4.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.7 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 54.3 years old, American Indian residents: 31.5 years old, Asian residents: 47.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.2 years old, Other race residents: 10.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harrison County is $373 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bethany, Ridgeway, Gilman City, Cainsville, New Hampton, Eagleville, Blythedale, Mount Moriah.

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania , Cass County, Nebraska , Monmouth County, New Jersey , Crawford County, Ohio , Fulton County, Illinois , Montgomery County, Pennsylvania , Piatt County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Missouri:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Harrison, MO
County total employment by year in Harrison, MO
County average yearly wages by year in Harrison, MO

Current college students: 171
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 177 (27.5% naturalized citizens)

Harrison County:

2.0%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 512000 to 2009
  • 561990 to 1999
  • 171980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 20Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,646
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 72
  • 3 or 4: 167
  • 5 to 9: 84
  • 10 to 19: 38
  • 20 to 49: 39
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 379
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Harrison County with a mortgage: 1,240 (19 second mortgage, 21 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,346

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harrison County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,19625
Mainline Protestant1,92916
Other3193
Catholic1371
None3,376-
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: 4
Harrison County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Harrison County:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

10.0%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

29.7%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Harrison County:

Average size of farms: 353 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $43,156
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $130.34
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.06%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $39,120
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,578
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.75%
Corn for grain: 40928 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1244 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 63459 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2 acres

Earthquake activity:

Harrison County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 350.4 miles away from Harrison 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 341.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 324.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 344.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Harrison 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 369.6 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:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: September 09, 2014 to September 11, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4200: October 31, 2014, FEMA Id: 4200, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1934: August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: 1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1736: December 27, 2007, FEMA Id: 1736, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2007 to May 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1708: June 11, 2007, FEMA Id: 1708, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3232: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harrison

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,818 (80.7%)
  • Carpooled: 263 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 55 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 171 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 178 (5.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (39%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Haiti (4%)
  • Kuwait (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Harrison County


  • American (27%)
  • German (20%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Pennsylvania German (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Harrison County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 184 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Harrison County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,530.

4.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.76% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($29,882 average AGI)
0.91% relocated from other states ($7,576 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.91%
Missouri average:

2.68%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.47% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($28,846 average AGI)
1.17% relocated to other states ($9,853 average AGI)
Harrison County:

1.17%
Missouri average:

2.80%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Harrison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Harrison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Harrison County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Harrison County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,048 (1,779 aged, 269 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 210 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (396)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (143)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (119)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (99)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (57)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (42)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (41)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (41)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (29)
  • Congestive heart failure (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.34
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,445
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 227
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,443

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,217
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,217
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,725
  • In family households: 7,000 (1,224 male householders, 1,144 female householders)
    1,907 spouses, 2,255 children (2,073 natural, 101 adopted, 82 stepchildren), 138 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 31 parents, 126 other relatives, 124 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,433 (634 male householders (537 living alone)), 601 female householders (509 living alone)), 191 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 289

Size of family households: 1,282 2-persons, 450 3-persons, 329 4-persons, 157 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,046 1-person, 171 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

1,308 married couples with children.
557 single-parent households (161 men, 396 women).

93.9% of residents of Harrison speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $73,172,000 ($8,300 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,497,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $25,789,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,978,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,461,000
Federal grants: $11,777,000
Federal procurement contracts: $700,000 ($11,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,467,000 ($1,377,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $98,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,102,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,526,000

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

Births: 523
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 655
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +15
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +155
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Harrison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.49 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Harrison County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Harrison County, Missouri
  • 352014 or later
  • 732010 to 2013
  • 4992000 to 2009
  • 4571990 to 1999
  • 4471980 to 1989
  • 6761970 to 1979
  • 3201960 to 1969
  • 4891950 to 1959
  • 2451940 to 1949
  • 1,1811939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrison County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrison County, Missouri
  • 81 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 643 rooms
  • 2924 rooms
  • 5615 rooms
  • 6136 rooms
  • 4287 rooms
  • 2478 rooms
  • 3409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison County, Missouri
  • 491 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 1813 rooms
  • 2814 rooms
  • 2315 rooms
  • 1206 rooms
  • 397 rooms
  • 648 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrison County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrison County, Missouri
  • 8no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 6642 bedrooms
  • 1,3013 bedrooms
  • 3804 bedrooms
  • 1205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison County, Missouri
  • 48no bedroom
  • 1991 bedroom
  • 3622 bedrooms
  • 3243 bedrooms
  • 744 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 65no vehicle
  • 5581 vehicle
  • 9152 vehicles
  • 6403 vehicles
  • 3284 vehicles
  • 945+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 76no vehicle
  • 5781 vehicle
  • 2632 vehicles
  • 973 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

86.6% of Harrison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Missouri.

Harrison County:

86.6%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 5,797
  • Other state: 2,709
  • Northeast: 79
  • Midwest: 1,832
  • South: 333
  • West: 464
Year householders moved into unit in Harrison County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harrison County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34.3%Utility gas
  • 17.4%Electricity
  • 10.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 98
Here:

9.9%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.3%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

4.8%
Missouri:

23.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Harrison County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $472,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,296,000
    Police Protection: $633,000
    Correctional Institutions: $257,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $598,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,045,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $968,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,440,000
    Property: $390,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,055,000

Harrison County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $472,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,296,000
    Police Protection: $633,000
    Correctional Institutions: $257,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $598,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,045,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $968,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,440,000
    Property: $390,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,055,000

Harrison County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $472,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,296,000
    Police Protection: $633,000
    Correctional Institutions: $257,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $598,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,045,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $968,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,440,000
    Property: $390,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,055,000

Harrison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $472,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,296,000
    Police Protection: $633,000
    Correctional Institutions: $257,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $598,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,045,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $968,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,440,000
    Property: $390,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,055,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 195
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 168
  • Number of recipients under 18: 30
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 113
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 52
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 83
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 95
Most common first names in Harrison County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11076.8 years
John9778.6 years
Mary9479.8 years
Charles9278.9 years
Robert7974.0 years
James6376.1 years
George4378.8 years
Helen4379.1 years
Mildred4178.4 years
Dorothy3781.5 years
Most common last names in Harrison County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7781.6 years
Johnson3477.0 years
Wilson3176.8 years
Thompson3082.3 years
King2880.7 years
Jones2879.4 years
Hamilton2676.8 years
Harrison2684.1 years
Miller2582.6 years
Baker2581.4 years
Businesses in Harrison County, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Harrison County on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"