|Harrison County, Iowa|
Location in the state of Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
|Named for||William Henry Harrison|
|Largest city||Missouri Valley|
702 sq mi (1,818 km²)
697 sq mi (1,805 km²)
4.8 sq mi (12 km²), 0.7%
21/sq mi (8/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,928. The county seat is Logan. The county was formed in 1851. It was named for ninth US President William H. Harrison.
Geography[edit | edit source]
Major highways[edit | edit source]
- Interstate 29
- U.S. Highway 30
- Iowa Highway 37
- Iowa Highway 44
- Iowa Highway 127
- Iowa Highway 183
- Iowa Highway 191
Adjacent counties[edit | edit source]
- Monona County (north)
- Crawford County (northeast)
- Shelby County (east)
- Pottawattamie County (south)
- Washington County, Nebraska (southwest)
- Burt County, Nebraska (northwest)
National protected area[edit | edit source]
Demographics[edit | edit source]
|U.S. Decennial Census|
2010 census[edit | edit source]
The 2010 census recorded a population of 14,928 in the county, with a population density of 21.4261/sq mi (8.2727/km2). There were 6,731 housing units, of which 5,987 were occupied.
2000 census[edit | edit source]
As of the census of 2000, there were 15,666 people, 6,115 households, and 4,304 families residing in the county. The population density was 22 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 6,602 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.69% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 0.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 6,115 households out of which 32.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.30% were married couples living together, 7.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.60% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 27.00% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $38,141, and the median income for a family was $44,586. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $21,663 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,662. About 5.00% of families and 7.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.70% of those under age 18 and 8.70% of those age 65 or over.
Communities[edit | edit source]
Cities[edit | edit source]
Unincorporated community[edit | edit source]
Population ranking[edit | edit source]
† county seat
|Rank||City/Town/etc.||Municipal type||Population (2010 Census)
|4||Dunlap (partially in Crawford County)||City||1,042|
See also[edit | edit source]
- Harrison County Courthouse (Iowa)
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Harrison County, Iowa
- Old Harrison County Courthouse (Iowa)
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/19/19085.html. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- ^ History of Harrison County
- ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off.. pp. 150. https://books.google.com/books?id=9V1IAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA150#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- ^ United States Office of Management and Budget. "Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses" (PDF). pp. 5, 36.. Archived from the original on 2006-05-14. https://web.archive.org/web/20060514003222/http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/bulletins/fy2006/b06-01.pdf. Retrieved 2006-07-21.
- ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- ^ "County Totals Dataset: Population, Population Change and Estimated Components of Population Change: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". http://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/totals/2015/CO-EST2015-alldata.html. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
- ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. http://mapserver.lib.virginia.edu. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/ia190090.txt. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/briefs/phc-t4/tables/tab02.pdf. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- ^ "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_PL_GCTPL2.ST05&prodType=table. Retrieved May 13, 2011.
- ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ http://www.census.gov/2010census/
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|Burt County, Nebraska||Monona County||Crawford County|
Harrison County, Iowa
|Washington County, Nebraska||Pottawattamie County|
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