Harlan County, KY has a population of 28,031 people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $25,350. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Harlan County, KY declined from 28,400 to 28,031, a 1.3% decrease and its median household income declined from $25,814 to $25,350, a 1.8% decrease.
The population of Harlan County, KY is 95.3% White, 2.38% Black, and 0.82% Hispanic. 1.5% of the people in Harlan County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Harlan County, KY are Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, with 1,024 graduates, N/A, with N/A graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Harlan County, KY is $52,700, and the homeownership rate is 69.2%. Most people in Harlan County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Harlan County, KY is 2 cars per household.
Harlan County, KY is the 37th most populated county in Kentucky and borders Bell County, KY; Leslie County, KY; Letcher County, KY; Perry County, KY; Lee County, VA; and Wise County, VA& 1 more.