Harlan County Population 2017

Harlan County's estimated population is 27,168 with a growth rate of -1.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harlan County is the 39th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201627,168-445-1.61%
201527,613-485-1.73%
201428,098-464-1.62%
201328,562-153-0.53%
201228,715-457-1.57%
201129,172-53-0.18%
201029,225-7,349-20.09%
199036,574-5,315-12.69%
198041,8894,51912.09%
197037,370-13,737-26.88%
196051,107-20,644-28.77%
195071,751-3,524-4.68%
194075,27510,71816.60%
193064,55733,011104.64%
192031,54620,980198.56%
191010,5667287.40%
19009,8383,64158.75%
18906,19791917.41%
18805,27886319.55%
18704,415-1,079-19.64%
18605,4941,22628.73%
18504,2681,25341.56%
18403,015862.94%
18302,92996849.36%
18201,9610.00%

Harlan County Population Growth

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Harlan County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White26,49897.53%
Black or African American5892.17%
Two or More Races3351.23%
Asian930.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.13%

Harlan County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Harlan County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cumberland22372059-178-7.96%
Harlan17451606-139-7.97%
Evarts884836-48-5.43%
Lynch747694-53-7.10%
Loyall688639-49-7.12%
Benham505459-46-9.11%
Wallins Creek157146-11-7.01%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990