Hart County, Kentucky Population 2020

Hart County, Kentucky's estimated population is 19,194 with a growth rate of 0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hart County, Kentucky is the 62nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,1941440.76%
201919,0501440.76%
201818,9061440.77%
201718,7622251.21%
201618,5371190.65%
201518,418-93-0.50%
201418,511460.25%
201318,465620.34%
201218,4031160.63%
201118,2871030.57%
201018,1843,29422.12%
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%
186010,3481,25513.80%
18509,0932,06229.33%
18407,0311,84035.45%
18305,1911,00724.07%
18204,1840.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.76%
County Website
Founded
1819
County Seat
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Hart County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,38693.34%
Black or African American7764.17%
Two or More Races2591.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native1020.55%
Asian920.49%
Some Other Race120.06%
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Hart County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Hart County, Kentucky Median Age

40.2


Total

38


Male

41.7


Female

Hart County, Kentucky Adults

There are 14,014 adults, (3,036 of whom are seniors) in Hart County, Kentucky.

Hart County, Kentucky Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Hart County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

9,461

50.79%

Male

9,166

49.21%

Hart County, Kentucky Households and Families

Hart County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hart County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All73.5%26.5%
Male66%34%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female56.6%43.4%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3112.5173.5
Married3,7843.2483.3
Non Family2,4901.1664.7
Female7783.1256.6
Male2593.0966

3.15

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hart County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,46511.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,59212.69%
High School Graduate5,07440.43%
Some College2,07716.55%
Associates Degree8656.89%
Bachelors Degree8256.57%
Graduate Degree6525.20%
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Hart County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,5898,8241,418
Black64748139
Hispanic158908
Native American7061
Asian52338
Multiple Races4344

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 87.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 15.38%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,373$38,619$25,770
Less Than High School$28,086$35,553$17,963
High School Grad$30,446$34,876$24,485
Some College$27,981$42,596$19,982
Bachelors Degree$46,181$51,818$43,859
Graduate Degree$54,265$71,406$50,575

$31,373

Average Earnings

$38,619

Average Male

$25,770

Average Female

Hart County, Kentucky Language

Hart County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Hart County, Kentucky Language

92.22% of Hart County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 7.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.76% of the population.

Hart County, Kentucky Poverty

Hart County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7793,52821.03%
Hispanic34316848.98%
Black74316221.80%
Multiple2465421.95%
Native1021514.71%

21.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.38%

Male Poverty Rate

22.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hart County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hart County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 48.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hart County, Kentucky is Native, with 14.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.57%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.30%
High School19.72%
Some College11.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.67%
Female Unemployed30.20%
Female Employed13.28%
Male Employed8.14%

Hart County, Kentucky Income

Hart County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,795$50,353
Families$47,354$58,539
Married Families$55,037$65,812
Non Families$19,317$32,837
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Hart County, Kentucky Marital Status

Hart County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hart County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Hart County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hart County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Hart County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,142

Number of Veterans

1,067

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam457
First Gulf War264
Second Gulf War184
Korea37
World War II17
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74337
55 to 64322
35 to 54246
75+167
18 to 3470
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1208.55%
Black182.67%
Hispanic85.06%
2 or More43.96%

Hart County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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14.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hart County, Kentucky Employment Status

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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78.53%

Born in Kentucky

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.10% of Hart County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 78.53% having been born in Kentucky. 0.51% 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