Hart County KY Information


Hart County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 19,500
Population in Households 19,273
Population in Familes 16,005
Population in Group Qrtrs 227
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 7,584
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 5,199
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,463 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,121 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,649 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $91,152
Average Home Value $118,017


Median Household Income $33,279
Average Household Income $44,437
Per Capita Income $17,476
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.11% 0.98%
Households 1.07% 0.95%
Families 0.86% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.


Hart County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hart 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 # 61 50th
Population Density1 # 75 38th
Diversity Index2 # 49 60th
Median Household Income # 88 28th
Per Capita Income # 98 19th

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