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Harrison County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 66,534 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 62,110 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,176
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,828
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,813
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,519 (it was 5,274 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Land area: 899 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harrison County: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (14.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.9%), Retail trade (11.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Harrison County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (63.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (21.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (12.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 31,892  (47.9%)
Females: 34,642  (52.1%)

Harrison County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Harrison County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,548 ($33,520 in 1999)

This county:

$46,548
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $665 (lower quartile is $400, upper quartile is $811)
This county:

$665
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,500 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Harrison:

$107,500
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,200 - $176,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,074
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $403

Institutionalized population: 600

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 90
  • Burglaries: 344
  • Thefts: 487
  • Auto thefts: 42

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 133
  • Burglaries: 395
  • Thefts: 444
  • Auto thefts: 58
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2008: 79 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2009: 41 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2014: 53 buildings, average cost: $171,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,695 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,171 (1.3%)

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: 18.1%
Harrison County:

18.1%
Texas:

15.6%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.6% for American Indian residents, 40.3% for other race residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.2 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 39.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.0 years old, Black residents: 36.0 years old, American Indian residents: 56.4 years old, Asian residents: 38.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.2 years old, Other race residents: 28.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harrison County is $391 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $515 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $665 a month.

Cities in this county include: Marshall, Harleton, Hallsville, Waskom, Nesbitt, Scottsville, Uncertain.

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

2012 air pollution in Harrison County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Charleston County, South Carolina , Georgetown County, South Carolina , Muscogee County, Georgia , Schley County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,252
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,908 (56.3% naturalized citizens)

Harrison County:

5.9%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 597
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,358
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,522
  • 1980 to 1989: 483
  • 1970 to 1979: 196
  • Before 1970: 167
Note: State values scaled to Harrison County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,295
  • One, attached: 320
  • Two: 1,181
  • 3 or 4: 649
  • 5 to 9: 668
  • 10 to 19: 146
  • 20 to 49: 294
  • 50 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 6,590

Housing units in Harrison County with a mortgage: 7,687 (73 second mortgage, 480 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,348

Here:

43.8% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harrison County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,16993
Catholic3,6413
Mainline Protestant3,50724
Black Protestant3,11716
Other4185
None26,779-
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: 12
Harrison County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Harrison County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

11.7%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

28.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Harrison County:

Average size of farms: 205 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,036
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $56.92
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.86%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,079
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.61%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,647
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Corn for grain: 17 harvested acres
Vegetables: 130 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 102 acres

Earthquake activity:

Harrison County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 219.2 miles away from Harrison County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 314.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 374.3 miles away from Harrison County center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 409.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 07, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4266: March 19, 2016, FEMA Id: 4266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Other: 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 (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (77%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Nepal (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Jamaica (1%)
  • India (1%)

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

  • American (41%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Harrison County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 21,097 (86.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,458 (6.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 50 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 510 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 239 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,027 (4.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,006 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 346 people in nursing homes
  • 199 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in other group homes
  • 31 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 715 people in college/university student housing
  • 309 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 138 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 57 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 56 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,651.

7.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.42% relocated from other counties in Texas ($28,162 average AGI)
2.41% relocated from other states ($14,117 average AGI)
Harrison County:

2.41%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gregg County, TX  1.78% ($39,915 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.38% ($27,953)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.37% ($37,627)
from Upshur County, TX  0.28% ($34,508)
from Panola County, TX  0.27% ($54,097)
from Marion County, TX  0.24% ($28,944)
from Smith County, TX  0.23% ($36,717)


7.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($112 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

5.39% relocated to other counties in Texas ($25,693 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($9,890 average AGI)
Harrison County:

1.96%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gregg County, TX  1.92% ($35,287 average AGI)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.33% ($35,689)
to Dallas County, TX  0.32% ($24,944)
to Smith County, TX  0.30% ($36,597)
to Upshur County, TX  0.29% ($37,182)
to Panola County, TX  0.25% ($48,000)
to Marion County, TX  0.25% ($30,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Harrison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Harrison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Harrison County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.6%
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: 9,698 (7,872 aged, 1,826 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,461 (16%)

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, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (831)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (683)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (641)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (453)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (303)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (296)
  • Unspecified dementia (258)
  • Congestive heart failure (204)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (194)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (154)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.59
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,240
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 194
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,938

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,327
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 971
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 91.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 61.9
  • Other - 29.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 149.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 114.6
  • Other - 34.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 66,534
  • In family households: 58,225 (8,561 male householders, 9,634 female householders)
    13,303 spouses, 22,277 children (20,938 natural, 943 adopted, 396 stepchildren), 1,262 grandchildren, 563 brothers or sisters, 634 parents, 990 other relatives, 1,001 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,711 (2,794 male householders (2,387 living alone)), 2,753 female householders (2,476 living alone)), 1,164 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,598

Size of family households: 7,845 2-persons, 4,214 3-persons, 3,010 4-persons, 1,445 5-persons, 1,041 6-persons, 640 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,863 1-person, 638 2-persons, 46 3-persons.

10,521 married couples with children.
5,082 single-parent households (1,316 men, 3,766 women).

90.1% of residents of Harrison speak English at home.
8.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $331,144,000 ($5,279 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,076,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $132,218,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $75,953,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $210,000
Federal grants: $104,481,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,922,000 ($6,977,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,360,000 ($1,808,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $692,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,930,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,328,000

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

Births: 4,354
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,162
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +539
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -297
Here -5 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Harrison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.77 millions of gallons per day (22% from ground, 78% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 669
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,428
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,247
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,913
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,873
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,666
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,938
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,572
  • 1940 to 1949: 857
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,027
Note: State values scaled to Harrison population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Harrison County population
  • 1 room: 51
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 638
  • 4 rooms: 1,611
  • 5 rooms: 4,474
  • 6 rooms: 4,676
  • 7 rooms: 2,779
  • 8 rooms: 1,429
  • 9+ rooms: 1,332
  • 1 room: 75
  • 2 rooms: 364
  • 3 rooms: 646
  • 4 rooms: 2,054
  • 5 rooms: 2,162
  • 6 rooms: 800
  • 7 rooms: 531
  • 8 rooms: 75
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Harrison County population
  • no bedroom: 51
  • 1 bedroom: 346
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,504
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,479
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,207
  • 5+ bedrooms: 448
  • no bedroom: 75
  • 1 bedroom: 1,024
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,760
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,254
  • 4 bedrooms: 594
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Harrison County population
  • no vehicle: 720
  • 1 vehicle: 3,151
  • 2 vehicles: 8,308
  • 3 vehicles: 3,695
  • 4 vehicles: 865
  • 5+ vehicles: 296
  • no vehicle: 314
  • 1 vehicle: 3,416
  • 2 vehicles: 2,343
  • 3 vehicles: 561
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 41

90% 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, 71% lived in Texas.

Harrison County:

89.7%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 45,811
  • Other state: 16,666
  • Northeast: 1,017
  • Midwest: 2,407
  • South: 11,103
  • West: 2,139

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harrison County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (63.5%)
  • Utility gas (31.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (73.6%)
  • Utility gas (23.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 284
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 230
Here:

6.2%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 988
Here:

35.3%
Texas:

15.1%

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:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,020,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,072,000
    Air Transportation: $455,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,759,000
    Police Protection: $2,284,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,080,000
    Regular Highways: $1,758,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,582,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,261,000
    Financial Administration: $941,000
    Corrections - Other: $685,000
    General Public Buildings: $544,000
    Local Fire Protection: $162,000
    Health - Other: $138,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $101,000
    Libraries: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,263,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $93,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $508,000
    General Public Building: $211,000
    Police Protection: $147,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,713,000

Harrison County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,047,000
    Sewerage: $107,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,011,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $102,000
    Royalties: $33,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,422,000
    Highways: $199,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,663,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,246,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $20,000
    Other License: $1,000

Harrison County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $80,235,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $78,735,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,500,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,337,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $892,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $445,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,000,000

Harrison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,558,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,826,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,002
  • Number of aged recipients: 240
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,762
  • Number of recipients under 18: 334
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,210
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 458
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 740
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 862
Harrison County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Harrison County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 9 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED106$86,019624$84,5981,063$81,187178$31,1972$160,000125$57,272
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$74,250119$61,563185$77,02725$25,7200$026$56,423
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$66,000369$56,241622$63,960173$26,3582$826,00071$51,366
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$98,85767$73,776342$75,69010$63,4000$08$43,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$59,00032$80,75034$73,9716$38,5000$06$42,500
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED143$93,65077$119,75311$88,273
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$84,29433$111,8792$44,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$116,0001$142,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$168,2508$89,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$98,0000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Harrison County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James35871.4 years
Mary33079.0 years
John32873.7 years
William24872.4 years
Robert24371.2 years
Willie20474.0 years
George15176.1 years
Charles14870.6 years
Annie11880.3 years
Thomas11072.7 years
Most common last names in Harrison County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams27775.9 years
Jones25675.2 years
Smith23974.2 years
Johnson20474.0 years
Brown13877.2 years
Jackson12673.9 years
Davis12275.0 years
Moore12175.1 years
Taylor11976.4 years
Thomas8876.1 years
Businesses in Harrison County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture3
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Best Western1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Burger King2Nike4
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Rue211
Curves1SONIC Drive-In3
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway4
FedEx4Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
IHOP1UPS6
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
La Quinta1Wendy's2

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