Hardin County, Kentucky Population 2021

Hardin County, Kentucky's estimated population is 112,316 with a growth rate of 0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hardin County, Kentucky is the 7th largest county inKentucky. The 2010 Population was 106,950 and has seen a growth of 5.02% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021112,3166790.61%
2020111,6376790.61%
2019110,9586790.62%
2018110,2792,1181.96%
2017108,1611,1971.12%
2016106,9646920.65%
2015106,272-2,211-2.04%
2014108,483-486-0.45%
2013108,9697710.71%
2012108,1987010.65%
2011107,4975470.51%
2010106,95017,71019.85%
199089,2403230.36%
198088,91710,49613.38%
197078,42110,63215.68%
196067,78917,47734.74%
195050,31221,20472.85%
194029,1088,19539.19%
193020,913-3,374-13.89%
192024,2871,5917.01%
191022,696-241-1.05%
190022,9371,6337.67%
189021,304-1,260-5.58%
188022,5646,85943.67%
187015,7055163.40%
186015,1896644.57%
185014,525-1,832-11.20%
184016,3573,50827.30%
183012,8492,35122.39%
182010,4982,96739.40%
18107,5313,878106.16%
18003,6530.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.61% (679)
County Website
Founded
1792
County Seat
2010 Population
106,950
Growth Since 2010
5.02% (5,366)
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Hardin County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86,12479.36%
Black or African American12,56911.58%
Two or More Races5,6385.20%
Asian2,3642.18%
Some Other Race1,2401.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3650.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native2270.21%
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Hardin County, Kentucky Population by Race

Hardin County, Kentucky Population Pyramid $2021

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Hardin County, Kentucky Median Age

37


Total

35.1


Male

38.6


Female

Hardin County, Kentucky Adults

There are 81,839 adults, (14,852 of whom are seniors) in Hardin County, Kentucky.

Hardin County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardin County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

54,483

50.20%

Male

54,044

49.80%

Hardin County, Kentucky Population by Age

Hardin County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hardin County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36.6%63.4%
Female46.8%53.2%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
All61.5%38.5%
Married77%23%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hardin County, Kentucky Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,6462.5461.5
Married20,8003.1477
Non Family13,2391.1947.6
Female4,8733.2646.8
Male2,7343.2536.6

3.06

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Hardin County, Kentucky Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2523.14%
9th to 12th Grade4,5316.32%
High School Graduate21,82030.43%
Some College18,42425.69%
Associates Degree8,90612.42%
Bachelors Degree8,87712.38%
Graduate Degree6,9069.63%
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Hardin County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hardin County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White56,65151,22111,878
Black8,2607,6992,015
Hispanic3,1822,899860
Asian1,8121,497527
2+ Races1,7941,571458
Other Race638511214
Islander28026261
Native American15712510

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 33.54%.

Hardin County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,952$45,461$31,493
Less Than 9th Grade$20,278$23,260$12,808
High School Graduate$28,611$36,137$21,491
Some College$38,099$48,468$30,812
Bachelors Degree$52,395$59,007$50,214
Graduate Degree$60,208$83,140$53,932

$38,952

Average Earnings

$45,461

Average Male

$31,493

Average Female

Hardin County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hardin County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Hardin County, Kentucky Language

93.44% of Hardin County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 6.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Hardin County, Kentucky Language

Hardin County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,1489,20111.48%
Black12,1042,37719.64%
Hispanic5,8631,23821.12%
Multiple5,40898718.25%
Asian2,36442017.77%
Other1,20832226.66%
Native211125.69%
Islander35182.28%

13.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.45%

Male Poverty Rate

15.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardin County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Kentucky is Other, with 26.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Kentucky is Islander, with 2.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.12%.

Hardin County, Kentucky Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.47%
High School12.98%
Some College9.76%
Bachelors or Greater2.88%

Hardin County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Male Unemployed33.29%
Female Employed7.73%
Male Employed4.32%

Hardin County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hardin County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,367$71,340
Families$68,155$84,558
Married Families$81,315$98,221
Non Families$32,442$39,371
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Income by Household Type

Hardin County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hardin County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Hardin County, Kentucky 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 35-44.

Hardin County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Hardin County, Kentucky Marital Status

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14,165

Number of Veterans

11,527

Male Veterans

2,638

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War6,214
Second Gulf War5,516
Vietnam4,014
Korea467
World War II182

Hardin County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 545,378
55 to 643,017
65 to 742,483
18 to 341,685
75+1,602

Hardin County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,64116.60%
Black2,68629.70%
Hispanic88024.53%
2+ Races46818.25%
Other Race20424.14%
Asian864.61%
Islander8028.17%

Hardin County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Hardin County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardin County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hardin County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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Hardin County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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Hardin County, Kentucky 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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54.22%

Born in Hardin County, Kentucky

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

2.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.24% of Hardin County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 54.22% having been born in Kentucky. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hardin County, Kentucky Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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