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The City of Hardin had a population of 650 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Hardin is located at latitude 36.7648 and longitude -88.2953 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hardin encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The City of Hardin 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 Hardin is located within Benton Division of Marshall County.

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Hardin, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 650 (100%)
Population in Households 650 (100.0%)
Population in Families 540 (83.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 928
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $44,343
Average Household Income $59,166
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $23,621
Wealth Index5 59


Total HU (Housing Units) 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 202 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $112,821
Average Home Value $137,252
Housing Affordability Index3 250


Total Households 259
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.49% 0.37%
Households 0.5% 0.46%
Families 0.88% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
Owner Occupied HU   0.49%

Hardin, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 314 42nd
Population Density # 260 52nd
Median Household Income # 313 42nd
Housing Affordability Index # 409 76th
Per Capita Income # 324 40th
Diversity Index # 401 27th

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