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Hart County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2014: 18,597 (13% urban, 87% rural); it was 17,445 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,029
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,324
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,230
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,744 (it was 1,539 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 416 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hart County: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 23%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 71%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Hart County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years
Males: 9,197  (49.5%)
Females: 9,400  (50.5%)
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Hart County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hart County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,689 ($25,378 in 1999)

This county:

$33689
Kentucky:

$43399

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $378 (lower quartile is $285, upper quartile is $452)
This county:

$378
State:

$525


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,228 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Hart:

$79,228
Kentucky:

$120,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,748 - $124,106
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $832
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $275

Institutionalized population: 227

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 24
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 71
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $55,300
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2013: 35 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $97,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $693 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $438 (0.7%)

Hart County household income distribution in 2009 Hart County home values distribution Hart County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.6%
(25.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 59.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.6%
Hart County:

26.6%
Kentucky:

18.8%
(26.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.2% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 52.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 73 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hart County is $348 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $547 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hardyville, Horse Cave, Hammonville, Munfordville, Bonnieville.

Hart County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hart County: Leatherwood Boat Ramps (A), Twin Rocks Camp (B), Otter Creek (C), Tunnel Mill Point (D), Tenmile (E), Boat (F), Krypton Volunteer Fire and Rescue (G), Jakes Branch Volunteer Fire Department (H), Viper Fire and Rescue (I), Troublesome Creek Volunteer Fire Department (J), Grapevine and Chavies Volunteer Fire Department (K), Cornettsville Fire Department (L), Open Door Childrens Home (M), Leatherwood Fire Department (N), Avawam Volunteer Fire Department (O), Lost Creek Volunteer Fire Department (P), Homeplace Community Center (Q), Open Door Childrens Home (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hart County include: Hilton Presbyterian Church (A), Faith Gospel Witness Mission (B), Dwarf Baptist Church (C), Middle Squabble Church (D), Lick Branch Church (E), Seng Fork Church (F), Campbell Creek Christian Church (G), Walter Hull Presbyterian Church (H), Typo Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Smith Cemetery (1), Loose Angel Cemetery (2), Hall Cemetery (3), Campbell Cemetery (4), Chestnut Gap Cemetery (5), Hays Cemetery (6), Cockerell Fork Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Acup Branch (A), Ball Branch (B), Balls Fork (C), Doty Branch (D), Dixon Branch (E), Broadtree Branch (F), Brushy Branch (G), Buffalo Creek (H), Buffalo Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hart County: Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Kane County, Utah , Brunswick County, Virginia , San Francisco County, California , Santa Cruz County, California , Jasper County, Missouri , Mathews County, Virginia , Prince George County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 420
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 58.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 99 (31% naturalized citizens)

Hart County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 47
  • 1990 to 1994: 13
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 4
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 25

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.7%

Hart County marital status for males Hart County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,653
  • One, attached: 49
  • Two: 146
  • 3 or 4: 228
  • 5 to 9: 152
  • 10 to 19: 48
  • 20 or more: 28
  • Mobile homes: 1,679
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 62

Housing units in Hart County with a mortgage: 1,340 (100 second mortgage, 119 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,285

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hart County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,71051
Mainline Protestant1,27713
Catholic2051
None9,007-
Hart 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: 7
Hart County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Hart County:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hart County:

10.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Hart County:

30.6%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Hart County:

Average size of farms: 140 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,392
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $215.48
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.61%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 64.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,449
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,033
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.87
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.43%
Corn for grain: 1725 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 116 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1132 harvested acres
Vegetables: 53 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hart County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 136.2 miles away from Hart County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 123.8 miles away from the county 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 115.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 152.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from Hart County center
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) earthquake occurred 201.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • KentuckySevere Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 1, 2010 to June 1, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1912): May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 5, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3302): January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1818): February 5, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 5, 2008 to February 6, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1746): February 21, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1746, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • KentuckyHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3231): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm and Record Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1578): February 8, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1578, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • KentuckySevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 13, 2004 to July 15, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1537): August 6, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1537, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 26, 2004 to June 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1523): June 10, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1471): June 3, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1471, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 1, 1997 to March 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1163): March 4, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1163, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hart County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (48%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Iraq (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Spain (3%)

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

  • United States or American (42%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Hart County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,083 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 1,057 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 30 (0%)
  • Taxi: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 141 (2%)
  • Other means: 31 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 593 (9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

138 people in nursing homes
106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
121 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $33,922.

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.18% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($17,741 average AGI)
1.83% relocated from other states ($10,417 average AGI)
Hart County:

1.83%
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 Barren County, KY  1.18% ($23,486 average AGI)
from Hardin County, KY  0.71% ($27,429)
from Larue County, KY  0.42% ($19,360)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.36% ($27,286)
from Warren County, KY  0.19% ($35,364)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,041 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.69% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($19,849 average AGI)
1.45% relocated to other states ($5,192 average AGI)
Hart County:

1.45%
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 Barren County, KY  2.11% ($23,624 average AGI)
to Hardin County, KY  0.44% ($32,885)
to Warren County, KY  0.42% ($30,560)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.34% ($30,800)
to Larue County, KY  0.24% ($27,571)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Hart County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Hart County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hart County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hart County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hart County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,314 (2,440 aged, 874 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 537 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Hart County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (279)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (268)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (178)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (144)
  • Congestive heart failure (115)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (106)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (104)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (95)
  • Unspecified dementia (73)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (67)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.48
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3531.280
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 137.080
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39957.23

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1282.820
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 960.750

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23.9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 21.84

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,972
  • In family households: 15,416 (3,702 male householders, 1,226 female householders)
    3,817 spouses, 5,343 children (4,878 natural, 137 adopted, 328 stepchildren), 499 grandchildren, 100 brothers or sisters, 88 parents, 168 other relatives, 375 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,556 (1,063 male householders (855 living alone)), 1,106 female householders (1,005 living alone)), 387 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 227 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 2,204 2-persons, 1,183 3-persons, 873 4-persons, 367 5-persons, 147 6-persons, 154 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,860 1-person, 261 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

3,184 married couples with children.
846 single-parent households (216 men, 630 women).

94.0% of residents of Hart County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $92,105,000 ($5050 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,339,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,885,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,383,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $883,000
Federal grants: $28,225,000
Federal procurement contracts: $547,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,183,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $289,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,141,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,055,000

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

Births: 1,190
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 947
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +30
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +629
Here:

+34 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hart County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.88 millions of gallons per day (44% from ground, 56% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 160
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,092
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,973
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,171
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,527
  • 1960 to 1969: 776
  • 1950 to 1959: 752
  • 1940 to 1949: 359
  • 1939 or earlier: 803
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hart County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 54
  • 3 rooms: 142
  • 4 rooms: 731
  • 5 rooms: 1,612
  • 6 rooms: 1,136
  • 7 rooms: 653
  • 8 rooms: 437
  • 9+ rooms: 458
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 115
  • 3 rooms: 182
  • 4 rooms: 395
  • 5 rooms: 371
  • 6 rooms: 219
  • 7 rooms: 124
  • 8 rooms: 72
  • 9+ rooms: 34
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hart County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 209
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,405
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,693
  • 4 bedrooms: 756
  • 5+ bedrooms: 160
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 317
  • 2 bedrooms: 579
  • 3 bedrooms: 507
  • 4 bedrooms: 65
  • 5+ bedrooms: 35
Cars and other vehicles available in Hart County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 428
  • 1 vehicle: 1,354
  • 2 vehicles: 2,095
  • 3 vehicles: 974
  • 4 vehicles: 246
  • 5+ vehicles: 133
  • no vehicle: 324
  • 1 vehicle: 672
  • 2 vehicles: 449
  • 3 vehicles: 79
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

61% of Hart County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Kentucky.

Hart County:

61.2%
State average:

56.6%

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

  • This state: 14431
  • Northeast: 292
  • Midwest: 1654
  • South: 714
  • West: 208

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $54,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hart County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (44.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.6%)
  • Utility gas (19.9%)
  • Wood (13.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • Electricity (34.0%)
  • Utility gas (31.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.1%)
  • Wood (11.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.8%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 235
Here:

11.3%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

0.7%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

12.7%
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)

Hart County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Corrections - Other: $1,367,000
    Regular Highways: $976,000
    General - Other: $455,000
    Police Protection: $393,000
    Parks & Recreation: $344,000
    General Public Buildings: $211,000
    Financial Administration: $170,000
    Health Services - Other: $139,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $119,000
    Central Staff Services: $108,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000
    Welfare - Other: $8,000
    Fire Protection: $7,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $167,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $45,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Central Staff: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,508,000

Hart County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $139,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $66,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Property Sale Other: $31,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,789,000
    Highways: $966,000
    General Support: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $685,000
    Individual Income: $596,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $117,000
    Public Utilities: $98,000
    NEC: $28,000

Hart County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,610,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,475,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $135,000

Hart County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,328,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,108
  • Number of aged recipients: 174
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 934
  • Number of recipients under 18: 112
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 644
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 352
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 533
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 447
Hart County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hart County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Hart County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13574.1 years
James11969.4 years
Mary11778.9 years
John7975.6 years
Robert6972.9 years
Charles6371.9 years
George4474.7 years
Joe3873.4 years
Joseph3369.8 years
Henry2975.8 years
Most common last names in Hart County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9175.4 years
Logsdon7077.6 years
Thompson6072.8 years
Wilson5575.2 years
Reynolds5575.9 years
Puckett5373.4 years
Jaggers3978.3 years
Richardson3878.8 years
Hodges3576.6 years
Johnson3274.0 years
Businesses in Hart County, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hilton1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
McDonald's2UPS1