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Harrison County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 66,553 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrison County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.9%), Manufacturing (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Harrison County, TX (2019)
    • 42,59762.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 14,23121.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,04713.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,1341.7%Two or more races
    • 5630.8%Asian alone
    • 1790.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 130.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 32,369  (48.6%)
Females: 34,184  (51.4%)
Average household size:
Harrison County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,817 ($33,520 in 1999)
This county:

$58,817
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $654 (lower quartile is $514, upper quartile is $828)
This county:

$654
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $150,300 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Harrison:

$150,300
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,900 - $272,200
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,366
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $391

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
Harrison County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 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
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $370,600
  • 2016: 40 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2017: 44 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2018: 28 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2019: 56 buildings, average cost: $197,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Harrison, TX residents
Average permit cost in Harrison, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,271 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $855 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Harrison, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Harrison, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Harrison, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.9%
Harrison County:

21.9%
Texas:

13.6%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.5 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 39.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 38.8 years old, American Indian residents: 76.1 years old, Asian residents: 40.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.6 years old, Other race residents: 28.7 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

2018 air pollution in Harrison County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.022 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.2 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 November 2020:
Here:

9.3%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 3,252
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,564 (53.9% naturalized citizens)

Harrison County:

3.9%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6042010 or later
  • 1,1122000 to 2009
  • 9641990 to 1999
  • 4831980 to 1989
  • 1961970 to 1979
  • 167Before 1970

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: 17,356
  • One, attached: 121
  • Two: 1,830
  • 3 or 4: 775
  • 5 to 9: 580
  • 10 to 19: 706
  • 50 or more: 110
  • Mobile homes: 7,510

Housing units in Harrison County with a mortgage: 7,682 (36 second mortgage, 206 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,760

Here:

43.8% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harrison County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Texas state average. It is 377% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from Harrison County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 248.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 305.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 44.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from Harrison County center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
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: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Harrison

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 18,852 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 2,163 (9.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 404 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 316 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,195 (5.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (73%)
  • Cambodia (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • England (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • Lebanon (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Harrison County


  • American (46%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $59,445.

7.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.93% relocated from other counties in Texas ($38,312 average AGI)
1.77% relocated from other states ($15,671 average AGI)
Harrison County:

1.77%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gregg County, TX  2.38% ($55,105 average AGI)
from Upshur County, TX  0.34% ($37,438)
from Panola County, TX  0.33% ($55,000)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.31% ($57,384)
from Dallas County, TX  0.29% ($44,130)
from Marion County, TX  0.27% ($37,385)
from Smith County, TX  0.27% ($37,746)


7.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.93% relocated to other counties in Texas ($33,241 average AGI)
1.95% relocated to other states ($10,723 average AGI)
Harrison County:

1.95%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gregg County, TX  2.11% ($44,313 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.41% ($36,887)
to Upshur County, TX  0.40% ($45,287)
to Smith County, TX  0.34% ($42,543)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.30% ($45,557)
to Marion County, TX  0.28% ($31,394)
to Rusk County, TX  0.25% ($44,254)

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 2019: 9.7

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 population in Harrison County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 18.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harrison County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Harrison County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,698 (7,872 aged, 1,826 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,461 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Harrison County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,027)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (869)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (787)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (664)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (436)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (354)
  • Unspecified dementia (245)
  • Congestive heart failure (237)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (193)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (155)

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: 66,553
  • Male householders: 12,082 (2,797 living alone), Female householders: 12,115 (2,436 living alone)
  • 12,119 spouses (11,930 opposite-sex spouses), 708 unmarried partners, (640 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 19,953 children (19,202 natural, 365 adopted, 386 stepchildren), 2,510 grandchildren, 590 brothers or sisters, 1,214 parents, 107 foster children, 1,315 other relatives, 2,515 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,325

Size of family households: 8,448 2-persons, 3,575 3-persons, 3,459 4-persons, 1,201 5-persons, 164 6-persons, 1,044 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,233 1-person, 871 2-persons, 115 3-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons.

9,467 married couples with children.
5,481 single-parent households (1,056 men, 4,425 women).

91.8% of residents of Harrison speak English at home.
7.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (51% speak English very well, 49% speak English not 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:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.1

Year house built in Harrison County, Texas
  • Year house built in Harrison County, Texas
  • 1,2452014 or later
  • 1,2262010 to 2013
  • 4,3312000 to 2009
  • 5,2601990 to 1999
  • 4,0161980 to 1989
  • 4,3611970 to 1979
  • 3,2001960 to 1969
  • 1,8481950 to 1959
  • 1,8811940 to 1949
  • 1,6201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrison County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrison County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 3412 rooms
  • 9113 rooms
  • 2,0814 rooms
  • 3,3335 rooms
  • 2,9066 rooms
  • 4,0747 rooms
  • 1,0698 rooms
  • 1,4019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison County, Texas
  • 3431 room
  • 1102 rooms
  • 1,1243 rooms
  • 1,5854 rooms
  • 2,2825 rooms
  • 4746 rooms
  • 1,0007 rooms
  • 7788 rooms
  • 3859+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harrison County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrison County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrison County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 4991 bedroom
  • 3,5592 bedrooms
  • 8,3823 bedrooms
  • 3,3234 bedrooms
  • 3535+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrison County, Texas
  • 343no bedroom
  • 8561 bedroom
  • 2,3232 bedrooms
  • 3,2843 bedrooms
  • 1,1834 bedrooms
  • 925+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 678no vehicle
  • 4,1781 vehicle
  • 6,4992 vehicles
  • 3,1813 vehicles
  • 1,1704 vehicles
  • 4105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harrison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 854no vehicle
  • 4,5251 vehicle
  • 2,2922 vehicles
  • 1763 vehicles
  • 334 vehicles
  • 2015+ vehicles

88.5% of Harrison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Texas.

Harrison County:

88.5%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 45,252
  • Other state: 17,639
  • Northeast: 217
  • Midwest: 3,384
  • South: 9,588
  • West: 4,450
Year householders moved into unit in Harrison County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harrison County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 30.9%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.4%Electricity
  • 21.9%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 603
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

7.0%

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 839
Here:

44.9%
Texas:

14.3%

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

Harrison County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $297,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,129,000
    Air Transportation: $183,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $575,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,510,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,464,000
    Police Protection: $5,108,000
    Regular Highways: $4,439,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,855,000
    Financial Administration: $2,608,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,359,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,207,000
    General - Other: $426,000
    Air Transportation: $379,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Health - Other: $219,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $195,000
    Corrections - Other: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $109,000
    Libraries: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,770,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $109,190,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $106,105,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,232,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,226,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,085,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,006,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,231,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,325,000
    Sale of Property: $526,000
    General Revenue - Other: $146,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,457,000
    Central Staff Services: $118,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,670,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $159,334,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,635,000
    Highways: $135,000
    General Local Government Support: $42,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,249,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,362,000
    Other License: $133,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,413,000

Harrison County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $297,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,129,000
    Air Transportation: $183,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $575,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,510,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,464,000
    Police Protection: $5,108,000
    Regular Highways: $4,439,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,855,000
    Financial Administration: $2,608,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,359,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,207,000
    General - Other: $426,000
    Air Transportation: $379,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Health - Other: $219,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $195,000
    Corrections - Other: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $109,000
    Libraries: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,770,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $109,190,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $106,105,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,232,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,226,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,085,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,006,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,231,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,325,000
    Sale of Property: $526,000
    General Revenue - Other: $146,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,457,000
    Central Staff Services: $118,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,670,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $159,334,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,635,000
    Highways: $135,000
    General Local Government Support: $42,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,249,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,362,000
    Other License: $133,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,413,000

Harrison County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $297,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,129,000
    Air Transportation: $183,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $575,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,510,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,464,000
    Police Protection: $5,108,000
    Regular Highways: $4,439,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,855,000
    Financial Administration: $2,608,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,359,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,207,000
    General - Other: $426,000
    Air Transportation: $379,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Health - Other: $219,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $195,000
    Corrections - Other: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $109,000
    Libraries: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,770,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $109,190,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $106,105,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,232,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,226,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,085,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,006,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,231,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,325,000
    Sale of Property: $526,000
    General Revenue - Other: $146,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,457,000
    Central Staff Services: $118,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,670,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $159,334,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,635,000
    Highways: $135,000
    General Local Government Support: $42,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,249,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,362,000
    Other License: $133,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,413,000

Harrison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $297,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,129,000
    Air Transportation: $183,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $575,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,510,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,464,000
    Police Protection: $5,108,000
    Regular Highways: $4,439,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,855,000
    Financial Administration: $2,608,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,359,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,207,000
    General - Other: $426,000
    Air Transportation: $379,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Health - Other: $219,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $195,000
    Corrections - Other: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $109,000
    Libraries: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,770,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $109,190,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $106,105,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,232,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,226,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,085,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,006,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,231,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,325,000
    Sale of Property: $526,000
    General Revenue - Other: $146,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,457,000
    Central Staff Services: $118,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,670,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $159,334,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,635,000
    Highways: $135,000
    General Local Government Support: $42,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,249,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,362,000
    Other License: $133,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,413,000

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
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 in Harrison, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrison, TX - 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

Harrison County on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"