Harrison County, Mississippi (MS)

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County population in 2012: 194,029 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 189,601 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 28,072
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 16,126
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 44,845
Renter-occupied apartments: 27,278 (it was 26,693 in 2000)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

30%

Land area: 581 sq. mi.

Water area: 395.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 329 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harrison County: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (39.1%), Retail trade (10.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Harrison County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (67.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (21.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.3%)
  • Asian alone (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 93,033  (50.4%)
Females: 94,072  (49.6%)
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Average household size:
Harrison County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,070 ($35,624 in 1999)

This county:

$42070
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $676 (lower quartile is $541, upper quartile is $825)
This county:

$676
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $141,100 (it was $82,000 in 2000)
Harrison:

$141,100
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,700 - $209,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $185,017
Here:

$185,017
State:

$150,007

Townhouses or other attached units: $234,410
Here:

$234,410
State:

$144,982

In 2-unit structures: $111,131
Here:

$111,131
State:

$106,373

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,334
Here:

$160,334
State:

$125,962

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,524
Here:

$287,524
State:

$107,840

Mobile homes: $65,250
Here:

$65,250
State:

$41,804

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $5,568
Here:

$5,568
State:

$86,698
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,153
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $336

Institutionalized population: 1,825

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

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Health of residents in Harrison County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.1. This is significantly worse than average.
66.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
56.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1088 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 983 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2002: 1115 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2003: 1235 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2004: 1278 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2007: 1657 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2008: 1147 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2009: 1471 buildings, average cost: $120,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,286 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $795 (0.6%)

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 2013: 22.6%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 54.0% for other race residents, 29.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.6%
Harrison County:

22.6%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 59.1% for other race residents, 34.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 47 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Gulfport-Biloxi, MS MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harrison County is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $801 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gulfport, Biloxi, Long Beach, D'Iberville, Pass Christian, Saucier, DeLisle, Lyman, Henderson Point.

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2005 air pollution in Harrison County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.097 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.084 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 8,867
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,785 (52% naturalized citizens)

Harrison County:

3.6%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,473
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,099
  • 1985 to 1989: 842
  • 1980 to 1984: 848
  • 1975 to 1979: 875
  • 1970 to 1974: 397
  • 1970 to 1974: 229
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,022

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.0%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Harrison County with a mortgage: 22,910 (2,448 second mortgage, 1,593 home equity loan, 55 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,754

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harrison County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,995126
Catholic30,66720
Mainline Protestant12,86739
Black Protestant5,71921
Other3,73515
Orthodox851
None94,037-
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: 27
Harrison County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 79
Harrison County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 114
This county:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

12.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

30.8%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Harrison County:

Average size of farms: 60 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $7,982
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $553.23
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.73%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 45.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,610
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $17,871
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.44
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.03%
Corn for grain: 16 harvested acres
Vegetables: 51 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 811 acres

Earthquake activity:

Harrison County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 192.4 miles away from Harrison County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 325.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 232.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from Harrison County center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.7 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:


The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Vietnam (24%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Korea (4%)

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

  • United States or American (15%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Harrison County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 69,504 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 11,415 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 357 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 17 (0%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 61 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 79 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 203 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,103 (5%)
  • Other means: 758 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,383 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 3,625 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 935 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 738 people in nursing homes
  • 358 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 289 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 201 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 190 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 190 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 190 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 181 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 166 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 124 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 76 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 57 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 47 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 36 people in religious group quarters
  • 31 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in military ships
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 3,272 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 811 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 660 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 160 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 159 people in state prisons
  • 85 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 72 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 67 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 51 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,151.

10.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.15%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


0.36% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,303 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.36%
Mississippi average:

0.04%

3.43% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($9,852 average AGI)
6.36% relocated from other states ($20,953 average AGI)
Harrison County:

6.36%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, MS  1.48% ($29,296 average AGI)
from Hancock County, MS  0.41% ($32,123)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.26% ($27,775)
from Stone County, MS  0.23% ($28,199)
from Forrest County, MS  0.16% ($26,741)
from Mobile County, AL  0.16% ($26,981)
from Hinds County, MS  0.12% ($26,831)


9.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.54%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


0.50% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,570 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.50%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

3.05% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($10,081 average AGI)
5.99% relocated to other states ($20,419 average AGI)
Harrison County:

5.99%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, MS  1.46% ($32,302 average AGI)
to Hancock County, MS  0.43% ($34,299)
to Stone County, MS  0.19% ($34,508)
to Mobile County, AL  0.15% ($31,563)
to Forrest County, MS  0.12% ($24,122)
to Bexar County, TX  0.11% ($40,360)
to San Diego County, CA  0.11% ($29,507)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 15.1

Births per 1000 population in Harrison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Harrison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Harrison County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 27,994 (21,924 aged, 6,070 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.12
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 24292.98
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 859.7
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 73164.3

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1613.950
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1007.170
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.87

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42.7
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87.2

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.8

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 91.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.9
  • Other - 35.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 172.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 99.7
  • Poisoning - 32.5
  • Suffocation - 27.9
  • Other - 12.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 181,653

Size of family households: 19,762 2-persons, 12,073 3-persons, 9,064 4-persons, 4,218 5-persons, 1,689 6-persons, 1,122 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,878 1-person, 3,762 2-persons, 571 3-persons, 209 4-persons, 73 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

28,512 married couples with children.
14,442 single-parent households (2,723 men, 11,719 women).

93.3% of residents of Harrison County speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,902,618,000 ($9889 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $788,867,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $649,326,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $237,217,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,045,000
Federal grants: $185,635,000
Federal procurement contracts: $153,900,000 ($119,024,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $671,495,000 ($533,195,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,413,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $146,377,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,409,517,000

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

Births: 15,498
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,236
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,091
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,946
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Harrison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 24.23 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3,772
  • 2000 to 2004: 27,757
  • 1990 to 1999: 14,231
  • 1980 to 1989: 10,219
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,998
  • 1960 to 1969: 7,942
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,771
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,347
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,475
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 62
  • 2 rooms: 441
  • 3 rooms: 1,926
  • 4 rooms: 4,459
  • 5 rooms: 11,713
  • 6 rooms: 12,025
  • 7 rooms: 7,207
  • 8 rooms: 3,922
  • 9+ rooms: 3,090
  • 1 room: 773
  • 2 rooms: 2,674
  • 3 rooms: 5,014
  • 4 rooms: 7,254
  • 5 rooms: 5,927
  • 6 rooms: 3,048
  • 7 rooms: 1,245
  • 8 rooms: 517
  • 9+ rooms: 241
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 284
  • 1 bedroom: 1,532
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,549
  • 3 bedrooms: 26,559
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,776
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,145
  • no bedroom: 1,018
  • 1 bedroom: 6,668
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,037
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,636
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,229
  • 5+ bedrooms: 105
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,588
  • 1 vehicle: 13,253
  • 2 vehicles: 19,663
  • 3 vehicles: 7,677
  • 4 vehicles: 1,920
  • 5+ vehicles: 744
  • no vehicle: 3,120
  • 1 vehicle: 13,750
  • 2 vehicles: 8,147
  • 3 vehicles: 1,307
  • 4 vehicles: 250
  • 5+ vehicles: 119

50% of Harrison County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 25% lived in Mississippi.

Harrison County:

49.9%
State average:

59.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $77,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harrison County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (50.9%)
  • Utility gas (42.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.1%)
  • Electricity (63.2%)
  • Utility gas (33.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,408
Here:

10.7%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 977
Here:

9.5%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,031
Here:

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.4%

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 2006:

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,476,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $19,753,000
    Police Protection: $18,623,000
    Financial Administration: $6,507,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,402,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,147,000
    Health - Other: $5,871,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,511,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,074,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,988,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,392,000
    Libraries: $2,750,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,592,000
    General - Other: $1,477,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,474,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $405,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,409,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $5,956,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,238,000
    Libraries: $996,000
    Health - Other: $708,000
    Air Transportation: $115,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $663,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,106,000

Harrison County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,958,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,303,000
    Health and Hospitals: $664,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,311,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,023,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,060,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,611,000
    Highways: $12,791,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,867,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,766,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,795,000
    Amusements License: $6,700,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $2,093,000
    Other License: $259,000

Harrison County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,448,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,242,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $25,740,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,588,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,382,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $240,000

Harrison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,313,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,381,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Harrison County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Harrison County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 43 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED698$148,696865$132,6552,759$156,451447$40,26412$931,917679$148,277125$90,688
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED49$129,08284$127,976231$148,10442$57,0240$062$147,71022$54,909
APPLICATIONS DENIED186$129,871260$93,0731,195$143,351334$41,8231$84,000148$142,736122$42,385
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN96$144,000168$148,262824$159,19174$52,0810$0127$150,11818$106,111
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS37$121,24330$142,100271$149,41013$77,7690$022$161,27311$77,909
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 33 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED64$166,20377$190,5714$149,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$188,17236$187,94412$150,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$193,60020$201,5504$240,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$182,0006$183,5001$135,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$182,5562$124,5005$173,800

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Harrison County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,27069.9 years
John1,22271.3 years
William1,02971.9 years
Mary98876.6 years
Robert78968.5 years
Charles67769.5 years
George54572.4 years
Joseph51572.1 years
Willie36971.3 years
Thomas35269.7 years
Most common last names in Harrison County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith61571.9 years
Williams45771.0 years
Ladner45070.8 years
Johnson42371.7 years
Jones35571.5 years
Davis30373.5 years
Brown28870.7 years
Cuevas24371.2 years
Anderson22071.5 years
Taylor21572.6 years
Businesses in Harrison County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts5Lane Furniture2
Aeropostale2Little Caesars Pizza3
American Eagle Outfitters2Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor1Lowe's2
Applebee's2Marriott4
Arby's3Marshalls1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone5Maurices1
Avenue1Mazda1
Banana Republic1McDonald's14
Barnes & Noble1Motel 62
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works2New Balance2
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike23
Best Western3Nissan1
Blockbuster5Office Depot2
Budget Car Rental2OfficeMax1
Burger King7Old Navy1
CVS3Outback1
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse1
Catherines1Pac Sun2
Charlotte Russe1Payless3
Chevrolet2Penske3
Chick-Fil-A3PetSmart2
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut7
Circle K1Popeyes5
Clarks1Quality2
ColorTyme1Quiznos2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack4
Comfort Suites2Ramada3
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid5
Days Inn1Rooms To Go2
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza7Rue212
DressBarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dressbarn1SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge2SONIC Drive-In8
Express1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear1Sears3
FedEx22Shoe Carnival2
Firestone Complete Auto Care5Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel4
Ford2Starbucks6
GNC5Suburban1
GameStop5Subway23
Gap1Super 82
Gymboree1T-Mobile11
H&R Block9T.G.I. Driday's1
Hardee's2T.J.Maxx1
Hilton2Taco Bell6
Hobby Lobby2Talbots1
Holiday Inn3Target1
Home Depot2The Room Place1
Honda1Tire Kingdom2
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us2
IHOP2True Value2
J.Crew1U-Haul20
JCPenney1UPS22
Jones New York6Verizon Wireless3
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Volkswagen1
KFC3Waffle House14
Kincaid1Walgreens5
Kmart2Walmart4
Kohl's1Wet Seal1
La Quinta1Wingate1

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