Harrodsburg, Kentucky Population 2024

9,151

Harrodsburg is a city located in Mercer County Kentucky. Harrodsburg has a 2024 population of 9,151. It is also the county seat of Mercer County.Harrodsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually and its population has increased by 0.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,069 in 2020.

The average household income in Harrodsburg is $57,190 with a poverty rate of 14.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Harrodsburg is 38.2 years, 34.8 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Harrodsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 85.64%
  • Two or more races: 6.91%
  • Black or African American: 6.22%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,322.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.9% (82)
The current population of Harrodsburg, Kentucky is 9,151 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,069.

Harrodsburg, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,75685.64%
Two or more races6266.91%
Black or African American5636.22%
Native American530.59%
Other race460.51%
Asian130.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Harrodsburg Population by Race

Harrodsburg Population Pyramid 2024

Harrodsburg Median Age

38.2

Total

34.8

Male

40.3

Female

Harrodsburg Adults

There are 7,116 adults, (1,662 of whom are seniors) in Harrodsburg.

Harrodsburg Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrodsburg Sex Ratio

Female4,34047.92%
Male4,71752.08%

Harrodsburg Population by Age

Harrodsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0292.2156.443.6
Non Family2,0011.0947.352.7
Married1,4023.3576.523.5
Female3163.7557.942.1
Male3102.7122.377.7
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3.22

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harrodsburg 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

Harrodsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrodsburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Harrodsburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,250

Average Earnings

$38,346

Average Male

$32,857

Average Female

Harrodsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrodsburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harrodsburg Language

93.38% of Harrodsburg residents speak only English, while 6.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.18% of the population.

Harrodsburg Language

Harrodsburg Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,3481,08114.71%
Hispanic50118136.13%
Multiple6267311.66%
Other4646100%
Native534381.13%
Black554152.71%
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14.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.18%

Male Poverty Rate

17.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrodsburg

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrodsburg is Black, with 2.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.74%.

Harrodsburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.85%
High School13.08%
Some College7.98%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%
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Harrodsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed21.31%
Female Employed12.73%
Male Unemployed3.57%
Male Employed0.92%
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Harrodsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrodsburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harrodsburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrodsburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harrodsburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

592

Number of Veterans

582

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Harrodsburg Veterans by War

count

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Harrodsburg Veterans by Age

count

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Harrodsburg Veterans by Race

Harrodsburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrodsburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Harrodsburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harrodsburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harrodsburg 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

77.55%

Born in Harrodsburg

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

3.11%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.79% of Harrodsburg residents were born in the United States, with 77.55% having been born in Kentucky. 3.11% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,15610.01%
20289,15510.01%
20279,15410.01%
20269,15310.01%
20259,15210.01%
20249,15110.01%
20239,15010.01%
20229,14910.01%
20219,148790.87%
20209,0695065.91%
20198,563891.05%
20188,474380.45%
20178,436500.6%
20168,38620.02%
20158,384-1-0.01%
20148,385220.26%
20138,363-20-0.24%
20128,383120.14%
20118,371-18-0.21%
20108,3893754.68%
20008,0146799.26%
19907,335700.96%
19807,2655247.77%
19706,74168011.22%
19606,06179915.18%
19505,26258912.6%
19404,67364415.98%
19304,0292647.01%
19203,76561819.64%
19103,1472719.42%
19002,876-354-10.96%
18903,230
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Harrodsburg Population by Year