In 2017, Harlan County, KY had a population of 27.5k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $24,451. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Harlan County, KY declined from 28,031 to 27,548, a -1.72% decrease and its median household income declined from $25,350 to $24,451, a -3.55% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harlan County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.56%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.824%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.417%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.319%). N/A% of the people in Harlan County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Harlan County, KY are Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (1,005 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Harlan County, KY is $53,500, and the homeownership rate is 68.4%. Most people in Harlan County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Harlan County, KY is 2 cars per household.