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Harlan County, Kentucky

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Population:

  • Total Population: 33,202
  • Males: 15,814
  • Females: 17,388

Ethnicity:

  • White: 31,635
  • Black/African American: 715
  • Hispanic: 240
  • Native American/Eskimo: 93
  • Asian: 128
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 18
  • Other: 9
  • 2 or more: 364

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (30,670)
  2. Spanish (210)
  3. German (65)
  4. Korean (65)
  5. French (35)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 206

  1. United Kingdom (39)
  2. Korea (24)
  3. Malaysia (21)
  4. Philippines (17)
  5. Bangladesh (15)
  6. Bolivia (14)
  7. Guatemala (9)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (10,225)
  2. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (1,834)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (1,614)
  4. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (715)
  5. Primitive Baptists, Eastern District Association of (336)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 25,362
    • Sensory: 2,880
    • Physical: 7,408
    • Mental: 4,375
    • Self-care: 2,282
    • Go outside home: 4,153
    • Employment: 4,447

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 401

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 13,291
    • Utility gas: 150
    • Bottled or LP gas: 463
    • Electricity: 9,124
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,958
    • Coal or Coke: 1,287
    • Wood: 138
    • Solar Energy: 10
    • Other fuel: 45
    • No fuel used: 116

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 25,991
    • No vehicle: 4,197
    • 1 or more vehicle: 21,794

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 524
    • No High School: 4,308
    • Some High School: 4,268
    • High School: 7,553
    • Some College: 2,415
    • Associate's Degree: 1,021
    • College Degree: 953
    • Master's Degree: 759
    • Professional Degree: 225
    • Doctoral Degree: 15

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 13,291
    • Owners with phone: 8,990
    • Owners without phone: 778
    • Renters with phone: 2,738
    • Renters without phone: 785

    10 closest counties:

    1. Lee County, Virginia
    2. Leslie County, Kentucky
    3. Hancock County, Tennessee
    4. Perry County, Kentucky
    5. Letcher County, Kentucky
    6. Hawkins County, Tennessee
    7. Bell County, Kentucky
    8. Knott County, Kentucky
    9. Norton city, Virginia
    10. Wise County, Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    40801, 40806, 40807, 40808, 40810, 40815, 40818, 40819, 40820, 40823, 40824, 40828, 40829, 40830, 40831, 40843, 40847, 40849, 40854, 40855, 40863, 40865, 40870, 40873, 40927, 40964

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WVEK-FM (102.7 FM) CUMBERLAND, KY
    • WTUK (105.1 FM) HARLAN, KY
    • WFSR (970 AM) HARLAN, KY
    • WCPM (1280 AM) CUMBERLAND, KY
    • WHLN (1410 AM) HARLAN, KY
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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