Harlan County, Kentucky (KY)

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County population in 2012: 28,543 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 33,202 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,128
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,293
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,768
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,368 (it was 3,523 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

31%

Land area: 467 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harlan County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (35.3%), Educational, health and social services (32.4%), Retail trade (17.6%), Construction (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 84%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Harlan County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years
Males: 14,273  (54.3%)
Females: 15,005  (45.7%)

Harlan County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Harlan County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,025 ($18,665 in 1999)

This county:

$25025
Kentucky:

$43399

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $332 (lower quartile is $217, upper quartile is $429)
This county:

$332
State:

$525


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $52,216 (it was $37,600 in 2000)
Harlan:

$52,216
Kentucky:

$120,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,635 - $84,502
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $739
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $243

Institutionalized population: 440

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Harlan County, KY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $607 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $286 (0.6%)

Harlan County household income distribution in 2009 Harlan County home values distribution Harlan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.3%
(29.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 57.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.7% for American Indian residents, 57.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 58.0% for other race residents, 56.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.7%
Harlan County:

29.7%
Kentucky:

18.8%
(29.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Black residents, 56.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for American Indian residents, 57.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 55.7% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 47 years old, American Indian residents: 24 years old, Asian residents: 58 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harlan County is $382 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $528 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cumberland, Cawood, Harlan, Upper Clover, Pine Mountain, Poor Fork, Evarts, South Wallins, Alva, Lynch.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Harlan County: Harlan County Forestry Camp (A), Rock House (B), Black Star Coal Camp (C), Grays Knob (D), Darbytown (E), Flager (F), Jacks Gap Rock (G), Kettle Rockhouse (H), McKnight (I), Natures Bathing Pool (J), The Town Rocks (K), Bledsoe Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (L), Upper Cloverfork Fire Department (M), Lower Cloverfork Fire Department  (N), Harlan County Rural Fire Department Station 1 (O), Harlan County Rural Fire Department Station 2 (P), Harlan Fire Department Station 2 (Q), Sunshine Fire Department (R), Putney Fire Department (S), Wallins Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harlan County include: Creech Chapel (A), Grace Church (B), Jesses Creek Primative Baptist Church (C), Bledsoe Church (D), Little Creek Church (E), Mill Creek Church (F), Cumberland Christian Center (G), Straight Creek Church (H), Rhea Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Howard Cemetery (1), Nolan Cemetery (2), Napier Cemetery (3), Middleton Cemetery (4), Lewis Cemetery (5), Kelly Cemetery (6), Jones Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Herb Smith Lake (A), Martins Fork Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Adams Branch (A), Baker Branch (B), Banner Fork (C), Barn Branch (D), Barnett Branch (E), Beartree Branch (F), Beechbottom Branch (G), Drakes Branch (H), Berts Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Harlan County include: Cranks Creek Wildlife Management Area (1), Stone Mountain Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bell County , Lee County, Virginia , Leslie County , Letcher County , Perry County , Wise County, Virginia .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,004
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 58.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 206 (44% naturalized citizens)

Harlan County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 62
  • 1990 to 1994: 43
  • 1985 to 1989: 9
  • 1980 to 1984: 12
  • 1975 to 1979: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 51

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.7%

Harlan County marital status for males Harlan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Harlan County with a mortgage: 2,566 (172 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,145

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harlan County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,15295
Mainline Protestant1,52413
Black Protestant9683
Catholic2073
Other1512
None14,276-
Harlan County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Harlan County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harlan County:

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Harlan County:

29.8%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.0%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Harlan County:

Average size of farms: 81 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $5,394
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $335.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,404
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.90%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,224
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 48 years
Land in orchards: 75 acres

Earthquake activity:

Harlan County-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 101.2 miles away from Harlan County 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 85.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the county 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 279.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from Harlan County 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 9.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • United Kingdom (19%)
  • Korea (12%)
  • Malaysia (10%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Bangladesh (7%)
  • Bolivia (7%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Harlan County (%):

  • United States or American (57%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (4%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Harlan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,045 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 1,140 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 94 (1%)
  • Walked: 219 (3%)
  • Other means: 123 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 121 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Harlan County, Kentucky in 2000:

  • 273 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Harlan County, Kentucky in 2010:

  • 227 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 192 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 76 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 71 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,139.

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.
1.41% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($15,676 average AGI)
1.19% relocated from other states ($11,557 average AGI)
Harlan County:

1.19%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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.
1.91% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($17,176 average AGI)
1.17% relocated to other states ($9,900 average AGI)
Harlan County:

1.17%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Letcher County, KY  0.17% ($24,071)
to Laurel County, KY  0.13% ($33,818)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Harlan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 14.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Harlan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Harlan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,065 (4,230 aged, 2,835 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.13
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16857.21
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 469.820
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 63961.54

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1296.890
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1505.660
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.33

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17.17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47.45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.16

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 138.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 116.5
  • Other - 22.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,651

Size of family households: 3,735 2-persons, 2,046 3-persons, 1,440 4-persons, 624 5-persons, 205 6-persons, 115 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,279 1-person, 298 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

5,599 married couples with children.
1,852 single-parent households (309 men, 1,543 women).

98.4% of residents of Harlan County speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $398,485,000 ($12481 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,412,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $221,180,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,788,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $545,000
Federal grants: $64,860,000
Federal procurement contracts: $51,969,000 ($762,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,144,000 ($940,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $219,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,288,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,541,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,048
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,352
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +51
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,279
Here -40 per 1000 residents
State +8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Harlan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.88 millions of gallons per day (13% from ground, 87% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 187
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,098
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,992
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,951
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,397
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,004
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,269
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,463
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,047
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harlan County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 70
  • 3 rooms: 193
  • 4 rooms: 1,635
  • 5 rooms: 2,798
  • 6 rooms: 2,182
  • 7 rooms: 1,373
  • 8 rooms: 902
  • 9+ rooms: 599
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 112
  • 3 rooms: 493
  • 4 rooms: 1,207
  • 5 rooms: 945
  • 6 rooms: 414
  • 7 rooms: 182
  • 8 rooms: 104
  • 9+ rooms: 56
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harlan County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 286
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,078
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,717
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,308
  • 5+ bedrooms: 344
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 610
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,730
  • 3 bedrooms: 939
  • 4 bedrooms: 168
  • 5+ bedrooms: 66
Cars and other vehicles available in Harlan County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,273
  • 1 vehicle: 3,246
  • 2 vehicles: 3,469
  • 3 vehicles: 1,347
  • 4 vehicles: 293
  • 5+ vehicles: 140
  • no vehicle: 907
  • 1 vehicle: 1,776
  • 2 vehicles: 691
  • 3 vehicles: 96
  • 4 vehicles: 49
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

71% of Harlan County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Kentucky.

Harlan County:

70.6%
State average:

56.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $20,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harlan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (70.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15.1%)
  • Coal or coke (8.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.7%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (0.6%)
  • Electricity (62.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.7%)
  • Coal or coke (13.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.7%)
  • Utility gas (2.7%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 209
Here:

5.5%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 78
Here:

3.9%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 73
Here:

8.2%
Kentucky:

18.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Harlan County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $3,992,000
    Health - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,374,000
    General - Other: $1,555,000
    Correctional Institutions: $903,000
    Police Protection: $755,000
    Parks and Recreation: $603,000
    Water Utilities: $529,000
    Financial Administration: $517,000
    Solid Waste Management: $462,000
    Central Staff Services: $264,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $236,000
    General Public Buildings: $215,000
    Air Transportation: $208,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $118,000
    Health - Other: $62,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $502,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $22,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,100,000
    General - Other: $178,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Local Fire Protection: $119,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $100,000
    Central Staff Services: $86,000
    Police Protection: $69,000
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,911,000

Harlan County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $360,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $162,000
    All Other: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $199,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $80,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $117,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,316,000
    Highways: $1,088,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,620,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $370,000
    NEC: $33,000

Harlan County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,083,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,383,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $700,000

Harlan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,658,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,065,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $186,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Harlan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Harlan County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Harlan County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23769.1 years
John23273.9 years
William20873.1 years
Mary16978.9 years
Charles14466.8 years
George11772.4 years
Robert11570.3 years
Henry8372.4 years
Martha6877.5 years
Joe5775.1 years
Most common last names in Harlan County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15172.0 years
Howard12875.4 years
Johnson10971.1 years
Jones10873.7 years
Hensley10773.5 years
Creech8672.3 years
Hall8573.9 years
Saylor8273.9 years
Lewis7670.1 years
Cornett7471.3 years
Businesses in Harlan County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Papa John's Pizza1
FedEx1Pizza Hut2
GNC1Rite Aid1
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill4Subway3
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's2U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's1

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