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Harrison township, IN map Land area: 23.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 3,453 (16% urban, 84% rural)
Males: 1,736  (50.3%)
Females: 1,717  (49.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,453 (3,184 owner occupied, 269 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

29%


Races in Harrison township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.2%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 40.8
Median age of females: 40.8

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Average household size: 2.76

Harrison township:

2.8 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.98

Estimated median household income in 2009: $79,466 ($71,054 in 1999)
This township:

$79,466
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $577 (lower quartile is $458, upper quartile is $721)
Here:

$577
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $232,101 (it was $183,500 in 2000)
Harrison township:

$232,101
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,538 - $309,310

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $301,737
Here:

$301,737
State:

$155,412

Mobile homes: $190,554
Here:

$190,554
State:

$33,761
Population density: 147 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

5.2%
Whole state:

9.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Harrison township: Harrison Lake Country Club (A), Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 25 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harrison township include: Mount Carmel Church (A), Mount Olive Church (B), New Zion Church (C), Shiloh Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lawton Cemetery (1), Haislup Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Youth Camp Lake (A), Harrison Lake (B), Jean Williamson Lake (C), Tamerix Lake (D), South Harrison Lake (E), Thompson Lake (F), Staller Lake (G), Lawsons Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: North Branch Wolf Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 207 (31% naturalized citizens)

Harrison township:  6.0%
State:  3.1%

71% of Harrison township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 2495
  • Northeast: 48
  • Midwest: 446
  • South: 268
  • West: 63

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $218,800

Harrison township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,337
  • Two: 6
  • Mobile homes: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $75,000


Housing units in Harrison township with a mortgage: 734 (117 second mortgage, 132 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 231

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 28
  • 1995 to 1998: 150
  • 1990 to 1994: 164
  • 1980 to 1989: 200
  • 1970 to 1979: 278
  • 1960 to 1969: 145
  • 1950 to 1959: 199
  • 1940 to 1949: 75
  • 1939 or earlier: 110

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrison township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 24
  • 4 rooms: 47
  • 5 rooms: 197
  • 6 rooms: 158
  • 7 rooms: 246
  • 8 rooms: 265
  • 9 or more rooms: 215

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 29
  • 5 rooms: 14
  • 6 rooms: 21
  • 7 rooms: 30
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Harrison township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 18
  • 2 bedrooms: 131
  • 3 bedrooms: 647
  • 4 bedrooms: 313
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 43

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 38
  • 3 bedrooms: 57
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 19
  • 1 vehicle: 106
  • 2 vehicles: 583
  • 3 vehicles: 265
  • 4 vehicles: 130
  • 5 or more vehicles: 49

Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 26
  • 2 vehicles: 61
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Machinery (21%)
  • Transportation equipment (15%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Engineers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Harrison township:

  • German (32.9%)
  • United States or American (19.5%)
  • English (7.6%)
  • Irish (6.5%)
  • Italian (4.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.4%)
  • Polish (3.1%)

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

  • Brazil (28%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (16%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Japan (12%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • India (6%)
  • Guatemala (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,581 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 108 (6%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 107 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

93.9% of residents of Harrison township speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English not well).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 42% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,540
  • In family households: 3,303 (971 male householders, 93 female householders)
    962 spouses, 1,181 children (1,103 natural, 20 adopted, 58 stepchildren), 20 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 25 other relatives, 45 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 237 (96 male householders (81 living alone)), 103 female householders (83 living alone)), 38 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 502 2-persons, 159 3-persons, 262 4-persons, 111 5-persons, 30 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 164 1-person, 35 2-persons,

767 married couples with children.
69 single-parent households (25 men, 44 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 81
Here:

16.6%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

5.5%
Indiana:

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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Harrison township:

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