Hart County, Kentucky Population 2024

19,830

Hart County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 19,830 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hart County, Kentucky is the 60th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 18,184 and has seen a growth of 9.05% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,4051150.57%
202820,2901150.57%
202720,1751150.57%
202620,0601150.58%
202519,9451150.58%
202419,8301150.58%
202319,7151150.59%
202219,6001150.59%
202119,4851961.02%
202019,2892751.45%
201919,0141460.77%
201818,8681310.7%
201718,7372061.11%
201618,5311160.63%
201518,415-93-0.5%
201418,508460.25%
201318,462630.34%
201218,3991130.62%
201118,2861020.56%
201018,184
199014,890-512-3.32%
198015,4021,42210.17%
197013,980-139-0.98%
196014,119-1,202-7.85%
195015,321-1,918-11.13%
194017,2391,0706.62%
193016,169-2,375-12.81%
192018,5443712.04%
191018,173-217-1.18%
190018,3901,95111.87%
189016,439-694-4.05%
188017,1333,44625.18%
187013,6873,33932.27%
186010,3481,25513.8%
18509,0932,06229.33%
18407,0311,84035.45%
18305,1911,00724.07%
18204,184-16,221-79.5%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.58% (115)
County Website
Hart County
County Seat
2010 Population
18,184
Area
412 mi²
Density
48 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
9.05% (1,646)
Founded
1819

Hart County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,70091.5%
Black or African American8184.23%
Two or more races5342.76%
Other race1650.85%
Asian1020.53%
Native American260.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hart County, Kentucky Population by Race

Hart County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Hart County, Kentucky Median Age

40.3

Total

38.7

Male

43.2

Female

Hart County, Kentucky Adults

There are 14,611 adults, (3,249 of whom are seniors) in Hart County, Kentucky.

Hart County, Kentucky Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hart County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female9,76550.48%
Male9,58049.52%

Hart County, Kentucky Population by Age

Hart County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,1992.6573.726.3
Married3,4813.3284.715.3
Non Family2,5001.36931
Female8193.5445.854.2
Male3993.4564.435.6
showing: 5 rows

3.23

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hart County, Kentucky 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

Hart County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hart County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 71.43%.

Hart County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,078

Average Earnings

$43,258

Average Male

$26,653

Average Female

Hart County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hart County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hart County, Kentucky Language

94.07% of Hart County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.15% of the population.

Hart County, Kentucky Language

Hart County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,0533,79322.24%
Black78829237.06%
Multiple51511121.55%
Other1653320%
Hispanic386225.7%
Asian1021918.63%
showing: 6 rows

22.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.07%

Male Poverty Rate

22.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hart County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hart County, Kentucky is Black, with 37.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hart County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 5.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.16%.

Hart County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.75%
High School20.79%
Some College13.89%
Bachelors or Greater6.28%
showing: 4 rows

Hart County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.45%
Male Unemployed33.11%
Female Employed12.57%
Male Employed11.18%
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Hart County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hart County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hart County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hart County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hart County, Kentucky 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 45-54.

Hart County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hart County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,116

Number of Veterans

1,003

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

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Hart County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Hart County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Hart County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Hart County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hart County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hart County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hart County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hart County, Kentucky 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

76.81%

Born in Hart County, Kentucky

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Hart County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 76.81% having been born in Kentucky. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hart County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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