Harrison County is located in north central Kentucky. The County Seat is Cynthiana and the largest city is Cynthiana. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.harrisoncountyfiscalcourt.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 18,592 and the 2010 census population was 18,849. The land area is 306.36 square miles and there are 61.5 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 2.1% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 80% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $109,400, there are 7,179 households, an average of 2.56 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,424, the median household income is $36,048, and 23.1% of the persons in Harrison County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,502. Retail sales (in $1000) were $147,036, and sales per capita were $7,912. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22.1%.
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