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Harrison County is 10th in Texas out of 254 other counties in Race - Black or African American

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Harrison County Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 67,450 51st 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 900.0 148th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 72.9 53rd 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Harrison County Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 6.8% 113th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.5% 95th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.0% 167th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Harrison County Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.7% 51st 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.9% 91st 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Harrison County Rank Texas US
Race - White 74.1% 242nd 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 22.5% 10th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 77th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 112th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 79th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.4% 116th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.8% 217th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 63.9% 117th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Harrison County Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.1% 35th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.0% 178th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Harrison County Rank Texas US
Housing units 27,820 49th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 8.2% 116th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 23,423 49th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 73.8% 129th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $104,600 62nd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.7 117th 2.8 2.6
Building permits (last year) 42 79th 135,514 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Harrison County Rank Texas US
Income per capita $22,519 106th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $45,357 97th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.5% 168th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Harrison County Rank Texas US
Non-farm private establishments 1,316 47th 525,420 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 19,287 45th 8,987,663 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 6,190 50th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $603,936 58th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,541 119th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $64,027 49th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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