In 2021, Harlan County, KY had a population of 26.9k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $30,210. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Harlan County, KY grew from 26,307 to 26,921, a 2.33% increase and its median household income grew from $28,261 to $30,210, a 6.9% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harlan County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.24%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%), White (Hispanic) (0.438%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.383%).
None of the households in Harlan County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.9% of the residents in Harlan County, KY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Harlan County, KY are Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (694 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Harlan County, KY was $65,000, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%.
Most people in Harlan County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Harlan County, KY was 2 cars per household.