Hardin County, Kentucky Population 2020

Hardin County, Kentucky's estimated population is 114,616 with a growth rate of 1.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hardin County, Kentucky is the 6th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020114,6162,1301.89%
2019112,4862,1301.93%
2018110,3562,1301.97%
2017108,2261,1851.11%
2016107,0417180.68%
2015106,323-2,208-2.03%
2014108,531-482-0.44%
2013109,0137680.71%
2012108,2457370.69%
2011107,5085520.52%
2010106,95617,71619.85%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.89%
County Website
Founded
1792
County Seat
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Hardin County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86,02279.58%
Black or African American12,40311.47%
Two or More Races5,3224.92%
Asian2,2812.11%
Some Other Race1,3611.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3800.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native3260.30%
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Hardin County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Hardin County, Kentucky Median Age

36.3


Total

34.8


Male

38.3


Female

Hardin County, Kentucky Adults

There are 81,349 adults, (14,260 of whom are seniors) in Hardin County, Kentucky.

Hardin County, Kentucky Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardin County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

54,372

50.30%

Male

53,723

49.70%

Hardin County, Kentucky Households and Families

Hardin County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hardin County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All62%38%
Non Family49.9%50.1%
Female44.7%55.3%
Male41.8%58.2%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,1112.5662
Married20,5803.1976.3
Non Family13,1591.1849.9
Female5,0713.2844.7
Male2,3013.3441.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hardin County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3893.37%
9th to 12th Grade4,3376.12%
High School Graduate21,48130.33%
Some College18,00725.42%
Associates Degree8,29311.71%
Bachelors Degree9,04412.77%
Graduate Degree7,27310.27%
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Hardin County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White56,25350,74612,355
Black8,1547,7342,124
Hispanic2,9822,707988
Asian1,7281,406464
Multiple Races1,6461,396339
Other Race602501184
Islander27526065
Native American22820233

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 33.13%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,339$44,462$29,909
Less Than High School$18,886$21,234$13,786
High School Grad$26,313$33,642$20,638
Some College$35,425$45,762$29,346
Bachelors Degree$50,764$57,400$46,395
Graduate Degree$60,348$80,762$52,922

$36,339

Average Earnings

$44,462

Average Male

$29,909

Average Female

Hardin County, Kentucky Language

Hardin County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Hardin County, Kentucky Language

93.34% of Hardin County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 6.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.05% of the population.

Hardin County, Kentucky Poverty

Hardin County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,1879,72012.12%
Black11,8102,23318.91%
Hispanic5,8951,47725.06%
Multiple5,2151,06220.36%
Asian2,28139017.10%
Other1,31834626.25%
Native313165.11%
Islander36592.47%

13.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.17%

Male Poverty Rate

16.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardin County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Kentucky is Other, with 26.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Kentucky is Islander, with 2.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.43%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.19%
High School14.15%
Some College10.30%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.85%
Male Unemployed23.13%
Female Employed9.10%
Male Employed4.46%

Hardin County, Kentucky Income

Hardin County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,168$69,340
Families$66,515$81,962
Married Families$77,303$94,892
Non Families$31,450$39,676
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Hardin County, Kentucky Marital Status

Hardin County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

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 Veterans

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14,313

Number of Veterans

11,763

Male Veterans

2,550

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War6,326
Second Gulf War5,450
Vietnam3,984
Korea589
World War II239
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 545,587
55 to 643,068
65 to 742,326
18 to 341,799
75+1,533
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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,56216.63%
Black2,87332.28%
Hispanic71720.81%
2 or More41317.35%
Other27228.78%
Asian935.14%
Hawaiian8729.00%
Indian135.49%

Hardin County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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4.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardin County, Kentucky Employment Status

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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53.84%

Born in Kentucky

96.08%

Native Born

3.92%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

2.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.08% of Hardin County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 53.84% having been born in Kentucky. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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