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Hardinsburg, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Hardinsburg had a population of 2,365 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Hardinsburg is located at latitude 37.7801 and longitude -86.4605 in Breckinridge County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hardinsburg encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Breckinridge County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The City of Hardinsburg (GNIS ID: 2403799) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hardinsburg is located within Hardinsburg Division of Breckinridge County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hardinsburg: Smoketown.

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Hardinsburg, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,365 (100%)
Population in Households 2,259 (95.5%)
Population in Families 1,808 (76.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 106 ( 4.5%)
Population Density 684
Diversity Index2 21
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,467
Average Household Income $53,209
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $21,447
Wealth Index5 46
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 683 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 317 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $105,410
Average Home Value $187,592
Housing Affordability Index3 234
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,000
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 643
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.09% -0.06%
Households 0.08% -0.1%
Families 0.52% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
Owner Occupied HU   0.15%

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Hardinsburg, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardinsburg to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 149 73rd
Population Density # 327 40th
Median Household Income # 359 34th
Housing Affordability Index # 309 57th
Per Capita Income # 356 34th
Diversity Index # 207 62nd

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