Harrison County, OH

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Population

15,397

0.799% decline

Median Age

46


Median Household Income

$46,223

5.05% growth

Poverty Rate

15.7%


Number of Employees

6,707

0.6% growth

Median Property Value

$88,600

3.87% growth

About

In 2017, Harrison County, OH had a population of 15.4k people with a median age of 46 and a median household income of $46,223. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Harrison County, OH declined from 15,521 to 15,397, a -0.799% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,000 to $46,223, a 5.05% increase.

The population of Harrison County, OH is 95.2% White Alone, 2.01% Black or African American Alone, and 1.23% Two or More Races. 2.43% of the people in Harrison County, OH speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Harrison County, OH is $88,600, and the homeownership rate is 79.1%. Most people in Harrison County, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Harrison County, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Harrison County, OH employs 6.71k people. The largest industries in Harrison County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,175 people), Manufacturing (1,014 people), and Retail Trade (794 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($62,386), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($52,500), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,250).

Median household income in Harrison County, OH is $46,223. Males in Harrison County, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Harrison County, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,223

2017 value

± $2,725

5.05%

1 Year Growth

± 7.61%

Households in Harrison County, OH have a median annual income of $46,223, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,000 in 2016, which represents a 5.05% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Harrison County, OH made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Harrison County, OH workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Harrison County, OH by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Harrison County, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9760

  2. Census Tract 9759

  3. Census Tract 9758

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harrison County, OH was Census Tract 9760 with a value of $43,977, followed by Census Tract 9759 and Census Tract 9758, with respective values of $43,616 and $43,050.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Harrison County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harrison County, OH (2.37k out of 15.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,253 ± 230

  2. Black

    73 ± 96

  3. Two Or More

    25 ± 89

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harrison County, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.71k

2017 Value

± 397

0.6%

1 Year growth

± 8.39%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Harrison County, OH grew at a rate of 0.6%, from 6.67k employees to 6.71k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harrison County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (917 people), Production Occupations (752 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (677 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harrison County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Harrison County, OH, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (917 people), Production Occupations (752 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (677 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Harrison County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.43 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.14 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.03 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Harrison County, OH, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($100,385), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($51,750), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($50,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.71k

2017 Value

± 397

0.6%

1 Year growth

± 8.39%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Harrison County, OH grew at a rate of 0.6%, from 6.67k employees to 6.71k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harrison County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,175 people), Manufacturing (1,014 people), and Retail Trade (794 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harrison County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Harrison County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Harrison County, OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,175 people), Manufacturing (1,014 people), and Retail Trade (794 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Harrison County, OH has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (14 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.62 times), and Manufacturing (1.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Harrison County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($62,386), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($52,500), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $64.2B and Machinery and $45.1B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

91% of the population of Harrison County, OH has health coverage, with 47.9% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Harrison County, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Harrison County, OH see 5150 patients per year on average, which represents a 32.5% increase from the previous year (3886 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 15307 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3827 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,150 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Harrison County, OH see an average of 5,150 patients per year. This represents a 32.5% increase from the previous year (3,886 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.04%

Uninsured

47.9%

Employer Coverage

16.1%

Medicaid

15.4%

Medicare

10.4%

Non-Group

1.08%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harrison County, OH declined by 11.8% from 10.3% to 9.04%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Harrison County, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Harrison County, OH is home to a population of 15.4k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.617% of Harrison County, OH residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Harrison County, OH is composed of 14.7k White Alone residents (95.2%), 309 Black or African American Alone residents (2.01%), 189 Two or More Races residents (1.23%), 138 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.896%), 82 Asian Alone residents (0.533%), 19 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.123%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Harrison County, OH are German (124 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (108 speakers), and Other West Germanic Languages (76 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Harrison County, OH was 46. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Harrison County, OH are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Harrison County, OH residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.617%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.438%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.617% of Harrison County, OH residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Harrison County, OH was 0.438%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Harrison County, OH was India, the natal country of 56,561 Harrison County, OH residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

99.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Harrison County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Harrison County, OH was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    14.7k ± 18

  2. Black or African American Alone

    309 ± 133

  3. Two or More Races

    189 ± 102

In 2017, there were 47.4 times more White Alone residents (14.7k people) in Harrison County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 309 Black or African American Alone and 189 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Harrison County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. German

    124 speakers (0.838%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    108 speakers (0.73%)

  3. Other West Germanic Languages

    76 speakers (0.514%)

2.43% of Harrison County, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Harrison County, OH was German. 0.838% of the overall population of Harrison County, OH are native German speakers. 0.73% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 0.514% speak German, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    506 ± 102

  2. Korea

    142 ± 45

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    119 ± 59

Harrison County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harrison County, OH was $88,600 in 2017, which is 0.407 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $85,300 to $88,600, a 3.87% increase. The homeownership rate in Harrison County, OH is 79.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Harrison County, OH have an average commute time of 27.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Harrison County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,223

Median Household Income

± $2,725

6.19k

Number of Households

± 382

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.19k households in Harrison County, OH grew to $46,223 from the previous year's value of $44,000.

The following chart displays the households in Harrison County, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$88,600

2017 Median

± $3,645

$85,300

2016 Median

± $2,857

In 2017, the median property value in Harrison County, OH grew to to $88,600 from the previous year's value of $85,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Harrison County, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Harrison County, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Harrison County, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Harrison County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.1%

2017 Homeownership

80.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.1% of the housing units in Harrison County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Harrison County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Harrison County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Harrison County, OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

27.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harrison County, OH have a longer commute time (27.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.25% of the workforce in Harrison County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.7%

  2. Carpooled

    10.8%

  3. Walked

    3.96%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Harrison County, OH was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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