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Harrison County, Iowa
Map of Iowa highlighting Harrison County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
Seat Logan
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

701 sq mi (1,816 km²)
697 sq mi (1,805 km²)
4 sq mi (10 km²), 0.60%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

15,666
23/sq mi (9/km²)
Founded 1851
Website www.harrisoncountyia.org

Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 15,666. Its county seat is Logan.[1] It is one of three Iowa counties in the eight-county Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Statistical Area.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 701 square miles (1,815 km²), of which 697 square miles (1,804 km²) is land and 4 square miles (11 km²) (0.60%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

History

Harrison County was formed in 1851. It was named for ninth US President William H. Harrison.[3]

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Harrison County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 25,597
1910 23,162 −9.5%
1920 24,488 5.7%
1930 24,897 1.7%
1940 22,767 −8.6%
1950 19,560 −14.1%
1960 17,600 −10.0%
1970 16,240 −7.7%
1980 16,348 0.7%
1990 14,730 −9.9%
2000 15,666 6.4%
IA Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[4] 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.

Cities and towns

References

Coordinates: 41°40′56″N 95°49′27″W / 41.68222°N 95.82417°W / 41.68222; -95.82417


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Harrison County, Iowa
Map
File:Map of Iowa highlighting Harrison County.png
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the USA highlighting Iowa
Iowa's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1851
Seat Logan
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.60%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

15666
Website: www.harrisoncountyia.org

Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population is 15,666. Its county seat is Logan.6 It is one of three Iowa counties in the eight-county Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Statistical Area.[1]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,815 km² (701 sq mi). 1,804 km² (697 sq mi) of it is land and 11 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.60%) is water.

Major Highways

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Harrison County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 15,666 people, 6,115 households, and 4,304 families residing in the county. The population density was 9/km² (22/sq mi). There were 6,602 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/sq mi). 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.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ {{cite web|url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/bulletins/fy2006/b06-01.pdf|title=Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses|accessdate=2006-07-21|author=United States Office of Management and Budget




CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 41°40′56″N, 95°49′27″WLatitude: 41°40′56″N
Longitude: 95°49′27″W


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