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West Virginia
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West Virginia
  The population of Harrison county is estimated at 68,280. In 2017 there were 779 births and 874 deaths in Harrison county. Harrison county has 11,457 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 9,644 that are owned free and clear and 7,432 that are renter occupied.

  The gracious residents of Harrison County filed 30,960 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 4.0% of all West Virginia filings and 0.021% of the entire nation. Harrison had a combined total federal tax liability of $266,804,000 on earned income of $1,697,134,000. Other notable statistics from Harrison County were 1,910 unemployment claims which collected a total of $8,377,000 and 4,120 charitable contributions valued at $23,355,000. 4,920 filings from Harrison County paid a combined total of $9,726,000 in property taxes and 4,180 filings paid $26,613,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Harrison county had 158 religious congregations with an estimated 34,866 members.

22.6% of the Harrison population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 11.8% have less than a highschool diploma level education.

Approximately 41% of Harrison County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This represents an increase from the 2012 election by 1,920 votes.

At $51,711 the median income is 119.6% of the West Virginia average. An estimated 1,594 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Harrison, the equivalant of around 4.8% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 5.8%.

Top 15 Industries in Harrison County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
6,341Health care and social assistance
4,727Retail trade
3,196Accommodation and food services
2,673Restaurants and other eating places
1,674Professional, scientific, and technical services
1,509Full-service restaurants
1,369Ambulatory health care services
1,300Transportation and warehousing
1,207General merchandise stores
1,187Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
948Limited-service restaurants
867Wholesale trade
819Motor vehicle and parts dealers
663Other general merchandise stores

In 2018 the average price reduction was 3.77% in Harrison County (averaging across 2 zip codes; 26301).

In 2018 15.38% of listings in Harrison County (averaging across 2 zip codes; 26301) dropped their price.

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