Harrodsburg, Kentucky Population 2020

8,596
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Harrodsburg is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 8,596, it is the 49th largest city in Kentucky and the 3417th largest city in the United States. Harrodsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 3.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,340 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Harrodsburg has a population density of 1,242 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harrodsburg is $47,903 with a poverty rate of 24.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $574 per month, and the median house value is $108,700. The median age in Harrodsburg is 39.1 years, 37.9 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.6 males.

Harrodsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 88.37%
  • Black or African American: 7.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.17%
  • Asian: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harrodsburg, Kentucky is 8,596, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,492.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,340.

Harrodsburg, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,42688.37%
Black or African American6287.47%
Two or More Races1822.17%
Asian1451.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.14%
Some Other Race100.12%
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Harrodsburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Harrodsburg Median Age

39.1


Total

37.9


Male

40


Female

Harrodsburg Adults

There are 6,539 adults, (1,433 of whom are seniors) in Harrodsburg.

Harrodsburg Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrodsburg Sex Ratio

Female

4,504

53.60%

Male

3,899

46.40%

Harrodsburg Households and Families

Harrodsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrodsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.8%36.2%
Female56.5%43.5%
All52.1%47.9%
Male41.6%58.4%
Non Family40.9%59.1%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5622.3252.1
Non Family1,4551.1640.9
Married1,4113.0663.8
Female4873.3456.5
Male2092.9441.6

3.03

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Harrodsburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade73612.74%
9th to 12th Grade4758.22%
High School Graduate2,24238.82%
Some College92015.93%
Associates Degree4908.48%
Bachelors Degree58010.04%
Graduate Degree3335.77%
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Harrodsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9843,989850
Black510432
Hispanic1643221
Asian777742
Multiple Races2929
Native American126
Other Race10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.55%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,806$35,529$26,738
Less Than High School$15,142$15,072$
High School Grad$30,422$34,762$17,683
Some College$35,023$47,869$25,552
Bachelors Degree$36,328$31,750$62,500
Graduate Degree$55,035$56,914$46,488

$31,806

Average Earnings

$35,529

Average Male

$26,738

Average Female

Harrodsburg Language

Harrodsburg Language by Age

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Harrodsburg Language

95.19% of Harrodsburg residents speak only English, while 4.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.49% of the population.

Harrodsburg Poverty

Harrodsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,9361,74625.17%
Hispanic31222973.40%
Multiple1822010.99%
Black617193.08%

24.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.27%

Male Poverty Rate

26.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrodsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrodsburg is Hispanic, with 73.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrodsburg is Black, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.32%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.80%
High School25.67%
Some College12.07%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.69%
Male Unemployed23.10%
Male Employed12.07%
Female Employed6.41%

Harrodsburg Income

Harrodsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,621$47,903
Families$48,469$58,828
Married Families$58,666-
Non Families$21,091$30,167
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Harrodsburg Marital Status

Harrodsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrodsburg Married by Age and Sex

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Harrodsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Harrodsburg Marital Status by Race

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Harrodsburg Veterans

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419

Number of Veterans

384

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam142
First Gulf War83
World War II61
Second Gulf War58
Korea41
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Age Group Veterans
75+158
65 to 74112
35 to 5477
55 to 6460
18 to 3412
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3646.25%
Asian2836.36%
Black275.06%

Harrodsburg Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrodsburg Employment Status

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

13.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.97%

Born in Kentucky

96.41%

Native Born

3.59%

Foreign Born

3.26%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.41% of Harrodsburg residents were born in the United States, with 81.97% having been born in Kentucky. 3.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,596520.61%
20198,544520.61%
20188,492650.77%
20178,427520.62%
20168,37570.08%
20158,36850.06%
20148,363220.26%
20138,341-17-0.20%
20128,358160.19%
20118,342-17-0.20%
20108,3593450.42%
20008,0146790.89%
19907,335700.10%
19807,2655240.75%
19706,7416801.07%
19606,0617991.42%
19505,2625891.19%
19404,6736441.49%
19304,0292640.68%
19203,7656181.81%
19103,1472710.90%
19002,876-354-1.15%
18903,2300.00%