(Harrison, Oh.) – With the hundreds of new homes and businesses sprouting up over the past decade, recently released Census data for the City of Harrison comes as no surprise.
The city’s population totaled 9,897 in 2010 representing a more than 32 percent increase from the 7,218 heads counted in 2000. The city’s growth came despite a 5.1 percent loss in population for Hamilton County, now at 802,374.
About 7,300 of those residents are age 18 or over.
Nearly 98 percent of residents identified themselves as white. The largest minority group was Latinos with 1.1 percent of Harrison’s population.
Areas surrounding Harrison also witnessed significant growth. Harrison Township saw population rise to 13,934 last year from 12,483 in 2000, up nearly 12 percent.
Miami Township saw population climb to 15,757 in 2010, a 17 percent increase over 13,496 in 2010.
Crosby Township had 2,767 residents in 2010 compared to 2,667 ten years earlier.
Whitewater Township saw its population shrink from 5,625 residents in 2000 to 5,519 in 2010.
The Village of Cleves saw population rise by 16 percent from 2,790 in 2000 to 3,234 in 2010.
Find more census data for Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky at http://www.census.gov.