For population 25 years and over in Hardin:
For population 15 years and over in Hardin city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $744 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (54.1 miles , pop. 103,455).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (95.1 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (352.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Kirksey, KY (2.5 miles ), Benton, KY (2.7 miles ), Fairdealing, KY (2.7 miles ), Shiloh, KY (3.0 miles ), Murray, KY (3.3 miles ), Southwest Lyon, KY (3.7 miles) , Farmington, KY (3.8 miles ), Symsonia, KY (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 88.30 W
Area code: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -252 (-30.9%).
Work and jobs in Hardin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hardin, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hardin-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Hardin city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hardin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from Hardin center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from Hardin center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marshall County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hardin and their reported violations in the past:HARDIN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1696, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 31.9%
(35.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Hardin compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Hardin (based on Marshall County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.07%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
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6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,113 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,465 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Hardin fatal accident list:
May 14, 1989 12:20 AM, 1824, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 9, 1988 08:43 PM, 641, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 9, 1984 04:55 PM, 641, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1981 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hardin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hardin)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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