Harrodsburg, Kentucky Population 2022

9,208
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Harrodsburg is a city located in Mercer County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Mercer County. With a 2020 population of 9,208, it is the 51st largest city in Kentucky and the 4388th largest city in the United States. Harrodsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually and its population has increased by 1.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,064 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Harrodsburg has a population density of 1,330 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harrodsburg is $49,684 with a poverty rate of 17.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $607 per month, and the median house value is $108,500. The median age in Harrodsburg is 38.6 years, 37.7 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Harrodsburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Harrodsburgwas:

  • White: 87.00%
  • Black or African American: 6.54%
  • Two or more races: 4.21%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Harrodsburg, Kentucky is 9,208 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,064.

Harrodsburg, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,37887.00%
Black or African American5556.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.64%
Asian1361.60%
Two or More Races3574.21%
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Harrodsburg Population by Race

Harrodsburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Harrodsburg Median Age

40.6


Total

38.5


Male

44.7


Female

Harrodsburg Adults

There are 6,715 adults, (1,761 of whom are seniors) in Harrodsburg.

Harrodsburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrodsburg Sex Ratio

Female

4,272

50.38%

Male

4,208

49.62%

Harrodsburg Population by Age

Harrodsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrodsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.3%26.7%
Female60.3%39.7%
All53.6%46.4%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
Male29.7%70.3%

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrodsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9112.1353.6
Married1,3163.0473.3
Male1852.729.7
Female3953.8960.3
Non Family2,0151.1441.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Harrodsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade65311.06%
9th to 12th Grade4066.88%
High School Graduate1,84531.26%
Some College1,40223.75%
Associates Degree5469.25%
Bachelors Degree59410.06%
Graduate Degree4567.73%
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Harrodsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrodsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian444423
White5,1824,401931
Black45829768
2+ Races61619
Hispanic1574019
Native American1310

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 52.27%.

Harrodsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,620$41,358$30,342
Less Than 9th Grade$17,286$16,393$
High School Graduate$29,273$38,571$17,031
Some College$35,904$45,969$27,574
Bachelors Degree$49,306$45,417$57,703
Graduate Degree$60,381$45,313$61,504

$35,620

Average Earnings

$41,358

Average Male

$30,342

Average Female

Harrodsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrodsburg Language by Age

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Harrodsburg Language

94.99% of Harrodsburg residents speak only English, while 5.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.

Harrodsburg Language

Harrodsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native544481.48%
Hispanic3136219.81%
White6,9021,32019.12%
Black549193.46%
OtherNaN%

17.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.50%

Male Poverty Rate

20.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrodsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrodsburg is Native, with 81.48% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.86%.

Harrodsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.56%
High School19.48%
Some College10.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%

Harrodsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.55%
Male Unemployed44.00%
Female Employed12.13%
Female Unemployed50.85%

Harrodsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrodsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,901$50,333
Families$59,638$67,723
Married Families$86,500-
Non Families$29,170$31,412
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Income by Household Type

Harrodsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harrodsburg Marital Status by Race

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Harrodsburg Marital Status

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410

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War67
Vietnam175
Korea51
World War II36

Harrodsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5447
55 to 6468
65 to 74129
75+166

Harrodsburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3586.02%
Black529.79%

Harrodsburg Veterans by Race

Harrodsburg Veterans by Education

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6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrodsburg Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Harrodsburg Employment by Age

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Harrodsburg Employment by Race

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Harrodsburg Employment by Education

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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78.90%

Born in Harrodsburg

95.90%

Native Born

4.10%

Foreign Born

3.74%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.90% of Harrodsburg residents were born in the United States, with 78.90% having been born in Kentucky. 3.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harrodsburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18903,2300.00%
19002,876-354-1.15%
19103,1472710.90%
19203,7656181.81%
19304,0292640.68%
19404,6736441.49%
19505,2625891.19%
19606,0617991.42%
19706,7416801.07%
19807,2655240.75%
19907,335700.10%
20008,0146790.89%
20108,3403260.40%
20118,412720.86%
20128,484720.86%
20138,556720.85%
20148,628720.84%
20158,700720.83%
20168,772720.83%
20178,844720.82%
20188,916720.81%
20198,988720.81%
20209,064760.85%
20219,136720.79%
20229,208720.79%

Harrodsburg Population by Year