Hardin, Kentucky

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Hardin, Kentucky

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High Points

Hardin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Hardin Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Hardin Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Hardin, Kentucky

Comparing Hardin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Senior Citizens 6 6
Age of the Population 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 3
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
College Educated Adults 1 1
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 5 3
Working at Home 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
People Living Alone 10 9
Housing Recently Built 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5

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Hardin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles W of Clarksville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 42048
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.764
Longitude -88.295

Hardin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MURRAY
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 44 F
Apr Temp 48 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 55.2 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
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Hardin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 564 100%
Male 253 44.9%
Female 311 55.1%
Under 18 137 24.3%
18+ 427 75.7%
65+ 94 16.7%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 2.81
White 560 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Hardin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 570
Growth 6
Growth % 1.1%

Hardin Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 54.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
English 8.9%
German 8.3%
Irish 4.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
African 1.7%
Scottish 1.4%
French Canadian 0.8%
Canadian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hardin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Aurora (42048)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hardin 564 $25,893
Benton 4,197 $52,396
Calvert City 2,701 $48,098
Grand Rivers 343 $42,917
Hazel 440 $33,500
Mayfield 10,349 $27,463
Murray 14,950 $41,331
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