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Harrison County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 15,543 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 15,856 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,727
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,203
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,957
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,596 (it was 1,441 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 404 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

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: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.0%), Manufacturing (19.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.8%), Educational, health and social services (13.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Harrison County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 7,710  (49.6%)
Females: 7,833  (50.4%)
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Harrison County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Harrison County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,818 ($30,318 in 1999)

This county:

$38818
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $384 (lower quartile is $306, upper quartile is $458)
This county:

$384
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $81,074 (it was $58,500 in 2000)
Harrison:

$81,074
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,421 - $124,131

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $105,532
Here:

$105,532
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $87,050
Here:

$87,050
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $33,935
Here:

$33,935
State:

$104,134

Mobile homes: $24,136
Here:

$24,136
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $836
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $319

Institutionalized population: 227

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 66
  • Thefts: 91
  • Auto thefts: 25
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $924 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $743 (1.0%)

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: 18.4%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.6% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 24.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.6%
Harrison County:

18.6%
Ohio:

16.0%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 44 years old, American Indian residents: 94 years old, Asian residents: 19 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harrison County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $644 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cadiz, Hopedale, Scio, Jewett, Bowerston, Freeport, New Athens, Harrisville, Tippecanoe, Deersville.

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
43907Cadiz2039.51.28.665.0211.19129.264.602.306.20
43973Freeport21.40.610.920.5756.571.000.651.00
43974Harrisville12.12.12.12.1  2.101.051.73
43976Hopedale67.51.13.172.512.4978.522.001.353.45
43986Jewett1220.60.74.622.456.16133.132.201.002.90
43988Scio1060.71.725.7516.9920.2778.7317.808.7538.80
44695Bowerston10330.18.864.539.9111.765.352.907.85
44699Tippecanoe49.90.74.182.534.25101.833.050.704.90

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Neighboring counties: Burlington County, New Jersey , Blackford County, Indiana , Mercer County, New Jersey , Kings County, New York , Hamilton County, Indiana , Guernsey County , Howard County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 392
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 84 (57% naturalized citizens)

Harrison County:

0.5%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 10
  • 1990 to 1994: 12
  • 1985 to 1989: 3
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 16
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1965 to 1969: 29

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,693
  • One, attached: 66
  • Two: 177
  • 3 or 4: 165
  • 5 to 9: 113
  • 10 to 19: 53
  • 20 or more: 39
  • Mobile homes: 1,289
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 85

Housing units in Harrison County with a mortgage: 1,738 (151 second mortgage, 251 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,574

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harrison County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,59727
Evangelical Protestant1,11818
Catholic5353
Black Protestant1801
Other-1
None11,434-
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: 6
Harrison County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

11.7%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

30.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Harrison County:

Average size of farms: 308 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $37,399
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $58.13
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.17%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,939
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.68%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,933
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.69%
Corn for grain: 2031 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 111 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 328 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 43 acres

Earthquake activity:

Harrison County-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 89.7 miles away from Harrison County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the county 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 211.1 miles away from the county 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 114.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 174.2 miles away from Harrison County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 211.6 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:

  • OhioSevere Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1805): October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • OhioHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3250): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • OhioSevere Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 1, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1580): February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • OhioSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 27, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1556): September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1556, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OhioSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to June 21, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1519): June 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OhioSevere Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: January 3, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1507): January 26, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1507, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • OhioSevere Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 24, 1998 to July 5, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1227): June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1227, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OhioFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 28, 1990 to July 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-870): June 6, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OhioBlizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared (EM-3055): January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • OhioSnowstorms, Incident Period: February 2, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3029): February 2, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

  • Germany (20%)
  • Syria (19%)
  • Italy (14%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Other Western Europe (8%)
  • Honduras (8%)

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

  • German (21%)
  • United States or American (16%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (10%)
  • Polish (8%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)

Harrison County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,326 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 774 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 21 (0%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 220 (3%)
  • Other means: 25 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 210 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 265 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
227 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,695.

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.
4.02% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($20,311 average AGI)
1.50% relocated from other states ($8,529 average AGI)
Harrison County:

1.50%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Carroll County, OH  0.34% ($35,421)
from Stark County, OH  0.28% ($32,750)


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.
4.52% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($20,374 average AGI)
1.29% relocated to other states ($6,970 average AGI)
Harrison County:

1.29%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Carroll County, OH  0.42% ($32,583)
to Stark County, OH  0.25% ($29,857)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Harrison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Harrison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Harrison County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
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: 3,144 (2,579 aged, 565 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 247 (7%)

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, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (448)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (235)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (187)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (142)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (129)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (101)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (82)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (77)
  • Congestive heart failure (68)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (59)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3996.740
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 156.860
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34125.99

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1042.710
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1463.570
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.28

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.64
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,632
  • In family households: 13,200 (3,324 male householders, 1,128 female householders)
    3,488 spouses, 4,212 children (3,817 natural, 104 adopted, 291 stepchildren), 317 grandchildren, 87 brothers or sisters, 97 parents, 123 other relatives, 361 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,432 (1,043 male householders (849 living alone)), 1,031 female householders (922 living alone)), 358 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 232 (227 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,260 2-persons, 925 3-persons, 736 4-persons, 361 5-persons, 95 6-persons, 75 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,771 1-person, 272 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,624 married couples with children.
738 single-parent households (183 men, 555 women).

97.8% of residents of Harrison County speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $99,532,000 ($6245 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,353,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,292,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,004,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $811,000
Federal grants: $18,221,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,771,000 ($525,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,433,000 ($3,652,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $153,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,142,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,957,000

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

Births: 924
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,167
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +313
Here +20 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Harrison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.71 millions of gallons per day (59% from ground, 41% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 135
  • 2000 to 2004: 642
  • 1990 to 1999: 899
  • 1980 to 1989: 626
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,321
  • 1960 to 1969: 550
  • 1950 to 1959: 660
  • 1940 to 1949: 693
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,617
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 39
  • 4 rooms: 522
  • 5 rooms: 1,251
  • 6 rooms: 1,145
  • 7 rooms: 975
  • 8 rooms: 503
  • 9+ rooms: 498
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 41
  • 3 rooms: 185
  • 4 rooms: 330
  • 5 rooms: 367
  • 6 rooms: 256
  • 7 rooms: 134
  • 8 rooms: 62
  • 9+ rooms: 54
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 94
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,257
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,787
  • 4 bedrooms: 647
  • 5+ bedrooms: 169
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 265
  • 2 bedrooms: 566
  • 3 bedrooms: 475
  • 4 bedrooms: 100
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 155
  • 1 vehicle: 1,192
  • 2 vehicles: 2,263
  • 3 vehicles: 929
  • 4 vehicles: 322
  • 5+ vehicles: 96
  • no vehicle: 205
  • 1 vehicle: 619
  • 2 vehicles: 457
  • 3 vehicles: 99
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 29

68% of Harrison County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Ohio.

Harrison County:

67.8%
State average:

58.2%

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

  • This state: 11932
  • Northeast: 544
  • Midwest: 353
  • South: 2622
  • West: 206

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $40,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harrison County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (38.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.5%)
  • Electricity (14.4%)
  • Wood (5.3%)
  • Coal or coke (1.9%)
  • Utility gas (41.6%)
  • Electricity (25.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.3%)
  • Wood (2.2%)
  • Coal or coke (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 104
Here:

6.1%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

3.8%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

7.4%
Ohio:

23.4%

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:

  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $6,550,000
    Regular Highways: $4,363,000
    Financial Administration: $1,172,000
    Police Protection: $899,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $881,000
    General Public Buildings: $619,000
    Water Utilities: $539,000
    Central Staff Services: $420,000
    Health - Other: $366,000
    Correctional Institutions: $284,000
    General - Other: $261,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $139,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $426,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $368,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,742,000

Harrison County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,424,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $966,000
    Interest Earnings: $213,000
    Special Assessments: $89,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,257,000
    Highways: $2,628,000
    All Other: $526,000
    Health and Hospitals: $350,000
    General Local Government Support: $342,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,619,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,369,000
    Other License: $2,000

Harrison County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,350,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,310,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000

Harrison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $437,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,863,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 483
  • Number of aged recipients: 23
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 460
  • Number of recipients under 18: 59
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 373
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 51
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 127
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 225
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, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23576.6 years
Mary22780.8 years
William17374.4 years
James14773.7 years
Charles14474.9 years
Robert10970.5 years
George10376.3 years
Helen8779.4 years
Harry7477.3 years
Frank6979.1 years
Most common last names in Harrison County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6975.1 years
Thompson6778.1 years
Moore4774.4 years
Wilson3974.4 years
Johnson3875.1 years
Miller3678.4 years
Dunlap3679.5 years
Baker3080.0 years
Jones3070.7 years
Davis2977.8 years

Businesses in Harrison County, OH

  • Circle K: 2
  • Subway: 1