Harrison County is located in northwest Missouri. The County Seat is Bethany and the largest city is Bethany . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mocounties.com/harrison-county.php. The 2014 population estimate is 8,639 and the 2010 census population was 8,957. The land area is 722.50 square miles and there are 12.4 persons per square mile.
97.4% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 82.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $71,300, there are 3,515 households, an average of 2.46 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,468, the median household income is $37,739, and 16.3% of the persons in Harrison County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,121. Retail sales (in $1000) were $143,542, and sales per capita were $16,382.
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