Harlan, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 1,693 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.6%
 
Males: 718  (42.5%)
Females: 975  (57.5%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 40806, 40831.

Harlan Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,208 (it was $17,270 in 2000)
Harlan:

$26,208
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,454 (it was $15,572 in 2000)

Harlan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,681 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Harlan:

$72,681
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $89,329; Detached houses: $88,909; In 2-unit structures: $79,874; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $175,580; Mobile homes: $30,624

Median gross rent in 2012: $399.

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  • White alone - 1,586 (90.9%)
  • Black alone - 64 (3.7%)
  • Hispanic - 41 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)

Races in Harlan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harlan: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (38.3%), Irish (12.8%), English (9.1%), German (6.0%), Scottish (1.9%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/15/1884

Elevation: 1280 feet

Land area: 1.75 square miles.

Population density: 966 people per square mile   (low).

Harlan,KY real estate house value index trend

Harlan, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Harlan:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harlan city:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Harlan, Kentucky as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Harlan to the number of sex offenders is 242 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $846 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $870 (1.2%)

Harlan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (63.2 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (104.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (416.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Loyall, KY (1.4 miles ), Pine Mountain, KY (2.3 miles ), Wallins Creek, KY (2.3 miles ), South Wallins, KY (2.3 miles ), Cawood, KY (2.7 miles ), Evarts, KY (2.7 miles ), Coldiron, KY (2.7 miles ), Kenvir, KY (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $46,800

Latitude: 36.84 N, Longitude: 83.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,179 (+118.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 292 (49.0%)

Area code: 606

Harlan household income distribution Harlan home values distribution

Crime rates in Harlan by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 011001210
per 100,000 0.051.451.90.00.054.3108.856.90.0
Robberies 271332202
per 100,000 102.1359.751.9158.5161.5108.5108.80.0115.3
Assaults 874543535
per 100,000 408.6359.7207.6264.1215.3162.8272.0170.7288.2
Burglaries 12202621138101511
per 100,000 612.91027.71349.21109.4699.7434.1544.1853.7634.0
Thefts 158145103936246765264
per 100,000 8069.57451.25345.14912.83336.92495.94134.92959.63688.8
Auto thefts 475143222
per 100,000 204.3359.7259.552.8215.3162.8108.8113.8115.3
Arson N/A100N/A1000
per 100,000 N/A51.40.00.0N/A54.30.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 374.5469.4323.9286.9220.6190.7292.6202.2222.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Harlan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.49
Kentucky average:

1.88
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -748 (-26.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)

Work and jobs in Harlan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Harlan, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harlan, Kentucky average temperatures Harlan, Kentucky average precipitation Harlan, Kentucky humidity Harlan, Kentucky wind speed Harlan, Kentucky snowfall Harlan, Kentucky sunshine Harlan, Kentucky clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Harlan-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Harlan city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/6/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harlan-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 100.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from Harlan center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 273.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 3.5 miles away from Harlan center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harlan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harlan topographic map

Birthplace of: Nick Lachey - Dance musician, Karl Spillman Forester - Federal judge, Peggy McDowell Curlin - Women's rights activist, Rusty York - Banjoist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Harlan:

  • HARLAN APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HEALTHCARE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 81 BALL PARK ROAD)
  • MOUNTAIN HERITAGE HOSPICE INC (163 BELKWAY VILLAGE CTR 2 P O BOX 189)
  • FMC - NA HARLAN (136 VILLAGE CENTER RD)
  • HARLAN ARH HHA (81 BALL PARK ROAD)
  • HARLAN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (200 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)

Airports located in Harlan:

College/University in Harlan:

  • Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 37; Location: 114 N Cumberland Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: jennyleaacademy.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harlan:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Cumberland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,196)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 27 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 29 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Walters State Community College (about 44 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 48 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Tusculum College (about 56 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 57 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)

Public high schools in Harlan:

Public elementary/middle school in Harlan:

See full list of schools located in Harlan

Library in Harlan:

  • HARLAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $577,785; Location: 107 NORTH THIRD STREET; 81,538 books; 3,600 e-books; 1,727 audio materials; 3,534 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 115 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harlan: Harlan County Emergency Management (A), Harlan Fire Department  (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clover Fork Cumberland River (A), Dave Smith Branch (B), Coldiron Branch (C), Catron Creek (D), Martins Fork Cumberland River (E), Baker Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express (2608 South USHighway 421), Mount Aire Motel (355 Skidmore Drive), Tomlinson and Cody (100 Walnut Street).

Courts: Kentucky State - Supreme Court- Employment Services Department (119 North Cumberland Avenue), Kentucky State - Supreme Court- Unemployment Insurance Division (124 South Cumberland Avenue), Harlan County - Circuit Court Clerk (129 South 1st Street), Harlan County - District Court (129 South 1st Street), Harlan County - Circuit Court (129 South 1st Street).

Harlan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harlan and their reported violations in the past:

HARLAN MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 6,534, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
COAP, INC. (Population served: 36, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.8%
(31.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.8% for Black residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 97.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Harlan, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Harlan compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Harlan (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Harlan: Mansion Branch, The Bank Of Harlan, Village Center Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $131.9 mil, Deposits: $112.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Harlan, Inc.
  • Home Federal Bank Corporation: Village Center Branch at 185 Finance Street, branch established on 1920/01/01; Cumberland Avenue Branch at 102 Cumberland Avenue, branch established on 2001/12/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $347.7 mil, Deposits: $267.1 mil, headquarters in Middlesboro, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Hfb Financial Corporation
  • Commercial Bank: Harlan Branch at 2320 South U.S. Highway 421, branch established on 2005/11/29. Info updated 2008/09/25: Bank assets: $807.9 mil, Deposits: $626.4 mil, headquarters in Harrogate, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Unified Shares, Llc
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Harlan Main Branch at 200 Professional Lane, branch established on 1968/02/06. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harlan, Kentucky:

  • Ackley Motel, S Main St, Harlan, KY 40831 , Phone: (606) 573-1868
  • Bays Motel, Hwy 421, Harlan, KY 40831 , Phone: (606) 573-4660
  • Jones Motel, Hwy 421, Harlan, KY 40831 , Phone: (606) 573-1140
  • Comfort Inn, 2608 South Hwy 421, Harlan, KY 40840 , Phone: (606) 573-3385, Fax: (606) 573-6717
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harlan, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Harlan travel time to work - commute Harlan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harlan city (based on Harlan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.44%
Here: 49.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ East District Association of Primitive Baptist
Adherents62.3%11.2%9.8%4.4%2.0%
Congregations43.7%12.6%9.7%5.8%1.9%
NameChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.3%1.1%4.3%
Congregations6.8%2.9%2.9%1.0%12.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Harlan County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Harlan County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Harlan County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Harlan County:

29.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.0%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$4,656$18,6240$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$29,023$31,6610$0
Police - Other 1$1,685$20,2204$3,095
Firefighters 2$5,438$32,6280$0
Streets and Highways 8$15,452$23,1780$0
Sewerage 3$6,292$25,1680$0
Water Supply 12$31,003$31,0030$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,532$18,3843$2,776
Totals for Government 41$95,081$27,8297$5,871

2.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.60%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bell County, KY  0.19% ($45,813 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.18% ($27,667)
from Laurel County, KY  0.14% ($25,000)


3.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.09%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bell County, KY  0.27% ($34,348 average AGI)
to Madison County, KY  0.22% ($23,316)
to Fayette County, KY  0.21% ($19,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harlan:

  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSWV (1570 AM; 2 kW; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harlan:

  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNV (99.1 FM; JONESVILLE, VA; Owner: REGINA KAY MOORE)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Harlan:

  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Harlan, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Harlan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harlan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Harlan, KY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harlan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-160 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3242P , Serial Number: 23-1187, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/1957
    Registrant (Corporation): Harlan County Ambulance Service Ine, Po Box 668, Harlan, KY 40831
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310F (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6711X , Serial Number: 310-0011, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1960
    Registrant (Corporation): Atlas Air Inc, Po Box 933, Harlan, KY 40831
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92SP , Serial Number: 17268830, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Earlbert D Pollitte, Po Box 1213, Harlan, KY 40831, Other Owners: Kathy Pollitte

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Harlan

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harlan, KY
Most common first names in Harlan, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8378.9 years
James8271.1 years
John8074.3 years
William7772.9 years
Charles5167.8 years
Robert4371.8 years
George3375.0 years
Martha2678.9 years
Henry2572.2 years
Myrtle2181.9 years
Most common last names in Harlan, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6573.2 years
Jones5075.9 years
Howard4873.6 years
Johnson4470.9 years
Hensley4376.4 years
Ball3075.4 years
Farmer2975.2 years
Turner2580.3 years
Skidmore2577.5 years
Osborne2476.0 years
Businesses in Harlan, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
FedEx1Papa John's Pizza1
GameStop1Pizza Hut1
Goodwill4Sears1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
Kincaid1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

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