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Demographics

People

Total Population1,521
Male Share of the Population44.4%
Female Share of the Population55.6%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+557
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married39.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.2%
Median Earnings25+$30,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,045

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,618
% Above Poverty Level67.4%
% Below Poverty Level32.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone48.7%
Median Gross Rent$414
Median House Value$84,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.5%
Irish10.9%
English9.2%
German8%
Italian3.4%
Scottish3.2%
Swiss0.9%
Dutch0.5%
African0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Russian0.3%
Bulgarian0.2%
Polish0.2%
Romanian0.2%
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Harlan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Harlan County, Leslie County
Standard Zip Codes40831, 40840
Phone Area Codes606
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude36.84
Approximate Longitude-83.32

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)

StationBAXTER
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.1 inches
StationMIDDLESBORO 2 N
Distance27 miles
Jan Temp24 to 45 F
Apr Temp39 to 68 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.2 inches
StationBARBOURVILLE
Distance31.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 45 F
Apr Temp40 to 69 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip51 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cumberland1,999$24,961
Evarts653$36,875
Hyden419$66,250
Loyall620$30,625
Pineville1,876$33,250
Wallins Creek258$51,133

Harlan Public Libraries

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

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Harlan Hospitals

Harlan Arh Hospital
(Non-profit)
81 Ball Park Road
(606) 573-8100

Harlan Public Schools

Cumberland Tech - Harlan Campus
164 Ballpark Road
ZIP: 40831
(606) 573-1506
Harlan Elementary School
420 E Central St
ZIP: 40831
(606) 573-8715
Primary
Total Enrollment 306
Harlan High School
420 E Central St
ZIP: 40831
(606) 573-8750
Other
Total Enrollment 449
James A. Cawood Elementary
279 Ball Park Rd
ZIP: 40831
(606) 573-5029
Primary
Total Enrollment 320
Kentucky Tech - Harlan Regional Tech Ctr
164 Ball Park Road
ZIP: 40831
(606) 573-1506
Sunshine School
171 Marsh St
ZIP: 40831
(606) 573-8714
Primary
Total Enrollment 101
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