Hardin County KY Information


Hardin County Subdivisions

Hardin County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 113,221
Daytime Population: Workers 64,019
Daytime Population: Residents 57,401
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 121,420
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 108,935
Population in Familes 90,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,286
Population Density2 182
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $51,902
Average Household Income $67,512
Per Capita Income $26,066


Total Housing Units 46,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,872 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,521 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,083 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $161,874
Average Home Value $196,973


Total Households 42,393
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 29,751
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.97% 0.61%
Households 0.86% 0.62%
Families 0.7% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.79%


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, 2017 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 # 16 88th

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