Harrison County is located in south-central Indiana. The County Seat is Corydon and the largest city is Corydon. The Official Web Site is located at http://harrisoncounty.in.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 39,299 and the 2010 census population was 39,364. The land area is 484.52 square miles and there are 81.2 persons per square mile.
97.6% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 87.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $122,100, there are 14,499 households, an average of 2.67 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,244, the median household income is $50,510, and 13.2% of the persons in Harrison County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,701. Retail sales (in $1000) were $400,931, and sales per capita were $10,862. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.1%.
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