Harlan County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Harlan County is 27,134, a change of -5.60% when compared to 2014. With an area of 465.83 square miles, this works out to a population density of 58.25 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 11,213, with an average household size of 2.36.
Harlan County's 2018 unemployment rate was 9.51%.
The average household income in Harlan County for 2018 was $38,158, while the median was $26,324.

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Harlan County Fertility Rate

322 estimated births

Harlan County Household Characteristics

Harlan County Median Age over Time

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Harlan County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $843

Harlan County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $520

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Harlan County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Harlan County, Kentucky 28,744
2015 Harlan County, Kentucky 28,400
2016 Harlan County, Kentucky 28,031
2017 Harlan County, Kentucky 27,548
2018 Harlan County, Kentucky 27,134