Hardin County KY Information


Hardin County Subdivisions

Hardin County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 112,024
Population in Households 108,768
Population in Familes 90,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,256
Population Density1 180
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 42,313
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 29,678
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46,730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,552 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,761 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,417 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $160,712
Average Home Value $195,319


Median Household Income $50,090
Average Household Income $64,314
Per Capita Income $24,896
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 0.74%
Households 0.96% 0.74%
Families 0.77% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hardin County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 96th
Population Density1 # 16 88th
Diversity Index2 # 4 98th
Median Household Income # 14 89th
Per Capita Income # 15 88th

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