Harlan is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,489, it is the 172nd largest city in Kentucky and the 8733rd largest city in the United States. Harlan is currently declining at a rate of -1.39% annually and its population has decreased by -14.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,745 in 2010. Harlan reached it's highest population of 1,739 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Harlan has a population density of 1,144 people per square mile.
The average household income in Harlan is $38,521 with a poverty rate of 44.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $411 per month, and the median house value is $85,300. The median age in Harlan is 42.3 years, 41.4 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.4 males.