Hardin County KY Information


Hardin County Subdivisions

Hardin County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 112,153
Population in Households 107,594
Population in Familes 90,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,559
Population Density1 180
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $53,795
Average Household Income $70,729
Per Capita Income $27,339


Total Housing Units 45,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,895 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,090 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,933 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $176,818
Average Home Value $216,129


Total Households 41,985
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 29,362
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.45%
Households 0.63% 0.48%
Families 0.45% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.8%


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, 2018 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 Density # 16 88th
Diversity Index # 5 97th
Median Household Income # 14 89th
Per Capita Income # 14 89th

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