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People

Total Population 1,683
Male Share of the Population 44.3%
Female Share of the Population 55.7%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 553
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 40.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $26,053
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree $11,071

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,781
% Above Poverty Level 67.4%
% Below Poverty Level 32.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 46.6%
Median Gross Rent $419
Median House Value $69,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.1%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 9%

Harlan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Harlan
Standard Zip Codes 40831, 40840
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.843
Longitude -83.321

Harlan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BAXTER
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station MIDDLESBORO 2 N
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 68 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Station BARBOURVILLE
Distance 31.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Chevrolet (40831)

Helton (40840)

Smith (40831)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cumberland 2,282 $30,439
Evarts 1,001 $24,583
Hyden 461 $69,688
Loyall 519 $27,760
Pineville 1,971 $34,167
Wallins Creek 120 $22,000

Harlan Public Libraries

Library
Harlan County Public Library
107 NORTH THIRD STREET
Harlan, Kentucky
(606) 573-5220

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Harlan Hospitals

HARLAN APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HEALTHCARE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
81 BALL PARK RD
(606) 573-8100
Emergency Service: Yes

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Harlan High Schools

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JAMES A CAWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
279 BALL PARK RD
606-573-5029
A Title I School.
Serves 679 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

HARLAN HIGH SCHOOL
420 E CENTRAL ST
606-573-8750
A Title I School.
Serves 499 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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