Hardinsburg, Kentucky Population 2024

2,491

Hardinsburg is a city located in Breckinridge County Kentucky. Hardinsburg has a 2024 population of 2,491. It is also the county seat of Breckinridge County.Hardinsburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.18% annually and its population has increased by 4.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,384 in 2020.

The average household income in Hardinsburg is $61,593 with a poverty rate of 18.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hardinsburg is 45.2 years, 42.4 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Hardinsburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hardinsburg was:

  • White: 96.85%
  • Black or African American: 1.98%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Other race: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
720.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.49% (107)
The current population of Hardinsburg, Kentucky is 2,491 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,384.

Hardinsburg, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,39896.85%
Black or African American491.98%
Two or more races200.81%
Other race50.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.16%
Native American
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Hardinsburg Population by Race

Hardinsburg Population Pyramid 2024

Hardinsburg Median Age

45.2

Total

42.4

Male

47.8

Female

Hardinsburg Adults

There are 1,931 adults, (580 of whom are seniors) in Hardinsburg.

Hardinsburg Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardinsburg Sex Ratio

Female1,21749.15%
Male1,25950.85%

Hardinsburg Population by Age

Hardinsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0612.2556.643.4
Non Family4761.1956.943.1
Married4473.0367.132.9
Female1193.6213.486.6
Male191.6868.431.6
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hardinsburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hardinsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hardinsburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.98%.

Hardinsburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,172

Average Earnings

$42,328

Average Male

$21,563

Average Female

Hardinsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hardinsburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hardinsburg Language

98.84% of Hardinsburg residents speak only English, while 1.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Hardinsburg Language

Hardinsburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,31141117.78%
Black491224.49%
Other55100%
Hispanic55100%
Multiple20420%
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18.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.95%

Male Poverty Rate

17.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardinsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardinsburg is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardinsburg is White, with 17.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.06%.

Hardinsburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.38%
High School17.47%
Some College12.75%
Bachelors or Greater
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Hardinsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed71.43%
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed6.98%
Male Employed0.78%
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Hardinsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hardinsburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hardinsburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hardinsburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hardinsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hardinsburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hardinsburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

175

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Hardinsburg Veterans by War

count

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Hardinsburg Veterans by Age

count

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Hardinsburg Veterans by Race

Hardinsburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardinsburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hardinsburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hardinsburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hardinsburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.41%

Born in Hardinsburg

99.88%

Native Born

0.12%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.88% of Hardinsburg residents were born in the United States, with 80.41% having been born in Kentucky. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hardinsburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,636291.11%
20282,607291.12%
20272,578291.14%
20262,549291.15%
20252,520291.16%
20242,491291.18%
20232,462291.19%
20222,433291.21%
20212,404200.84%
20202,384441.88%
20192,340180.78%
20182,32280.35%
20172,314110.48%
20162,303-2-0.09%
20152,30560.26%
20142,299-22-0.95%
20132,321-10-0.43%
20122,331-22-0.93%
20112,353220.94%
20102,331
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Hardinsburg Population by Year