Harlan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):
Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Harlan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
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|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
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|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||65 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||101 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky|
|Standard Zip Codes||40831, 40840|
|Phone Area Codes||606|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.91|
|American Indian & Alaskan||6||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||13||0.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,912|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||18.6%|
|French (except Basque)||1.7%|
According to the US Postal Service, Harlan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Chevrolet (40831)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Harlan County Public Library
107 NORTH THIRD STREET
HARLAN APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HEALTHCARE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
81 BALL PARK RD
Emergency Service: Yes
|(As of 2006)|
201 Walton Road
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
Sacred Heart University Online
Ohio University has offered distance learning educational opportunities for more than 100 years.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
JAMES A CAWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
279 BALL PARK RD
A Title I School.
Serves 679 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8
HARLAN HIGH SCHOOL
420 E CENTRAL ST
A Title I School.
Serves 499 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1
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|1. Logan, West Virginia||90.8||43.8%||21.8%||15.5%||21||$26,354||5.2%||7.5%||1,630||20.7%||155.8||0.9%||11.7|
|2. Hazard, Kentucky||88.4||33.4%||17.7%||15%||16||$27,226||5.1%||9.7%||4,806||30.5%||78||1.2%||5.6|
|3. Selmer, Tennessee||83.3||34.7%||19.8%||14.9%||19||$38,313||5.1%||18.4%||4,541||16.6%||55.7||0.4%||10.6|
|4. Hamilton, Montana||81.8||48.2%||28.3%||21.9%||13||$30,665||5.9%||3.8%||3,705||17.8%||74.2||0.7%||8.1|
|5. Sonora, California||81.7||42.4%||20.4%||16.2%||20||$39,722||6%||8.6%||4,423||16.9%||118.9||1.3%||5.2|
|6. Wise, Virginia||81.6||33.4%||15%||23.1%||17||$36,875||4.7%||4.8%||3,255||15.6%||42.1||0.9%||2.5|
|7. Lakeview, Oregon||80.8||31.8%||19.6%||18.2%||11||$38,953||4.8%||8.5%||2,474||15.3%||55||0.8%||2.4|
|8. Eveleth, Minnesota||80.6||37.8%||21.1%||12.8%||16||$37,069||5.3%||3.5%||3,865||15.4%||51.8||0.7%||4.9|
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