Harrodsburg, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 8,394 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 4,011  (47.8%)
Females: 4,383  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40330.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,772 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Harrodsburg:

$34,772
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,370 (it was $15,327 in 2000)

Harrodsburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,657 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
Harrodsburg:

$118,657
KY:

$141,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $581.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrodsburg: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.5%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Black residents, 76.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harrodsburg, KY (2017)
    • 7,24586.2%White alone
    • 7138.5%Black alone
    • 1842.2%Hispanic
    • 1141.4%Asian alone
    • 1171.4%Two or more races
    • 180.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Harrodsburg, Kentucky as of September 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harrodsburg is 273 to 1.


Crime rates in Harrodsburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(37.1)
6
(73.3)
2
(24.5)
4
(49.0)
7
(85.4)
6
(73.6)
1
(11.9)
1
(12.0)
5
(60.2)
4
(47.7)
3
(35.9)
1
(11.9)
4
(47.5)
1
(11.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(61.8)
3
(36.6)
7
(85.7)
7
(85.7)
5
(61.0)
3
(36.8)
7
(83.4)
5
(59.9)
3
(36.1)
1
(11.9)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(71.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(234.7)
16
(195.4)
6
(73.5)
9
(110.2)
6
(73.2)
9
(110.4)
9
(107.2)
6
(71.9)
8
(96.4)
4
(47.7)
6
(71.8)
13
(154.8)
5
(59.3)
2
(23.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(568.3)
49
(598.3)
49
(600.2)
61
(746.7)
51
(622.3)
54
(662.3)
59
(702.5)
70
(839.1)
71
(855.3)
72
(859.2)
58
(693.8)
63
(750.1)
43
(510.3)
25
(297.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(852.5)
54
(659.3)
92
(1,127)
132
(1,616)
68
(829.8)
62
(760.4)
89
(1,060)
94
(1,127)
152
(1,831)
192
(2,291)
168
(2,010)
102
(1,214)
74
(878.1)
55
(654.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(111.2)
13
(158.7)
20
(245.0)
15
(183.6)
11
(134.2)
5
(61.3)
5
(59.5)
15
(179.8)
5
(60.2)
10
(119.3)
5
(59.8)
18
(214.3)
24
(284.8)
16
(190.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.4)
1
(12.2)
N/A1
(12.2)
2
(24.5)
1
(11.9)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)202.6214.0166.7218.5213.2173.7152.3160.2216.2212.6180.4158.7164.876.6

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City-data.com crime index in Harrodsburg, KY

Crime rate in Harrodsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (37.8%), Irish (8.2%), English (6.1%), German (4.7%), Dutch (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1836

Elevation: 886 feet

Land area: 5.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,582 people per square mile   (low).

Harrodsburg, Kentucky map

234 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This city:

2.8%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,193 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $943 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (26.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (319.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Burgin, KY (2.1 miles ),
High Bridge, KY (2.9 miles ),
Salvisa-McAfee, KY (3.0 miles ),
Danville, KY (3.0 miles ),
Perryville, KY (3.1 miles ),
Bryantsville, KY (3.2 miles ),
Salvisa, KY (3.3 miles ),
Wilmore, KY (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.76 N, Longitude: 84.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,104 (+25.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,865 (54.5%)

Area code: 859

Distribution of median household income in Harrodsburg, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harrodsburg, KY in 2017
Harrodsburg satellite photo by USGS

Harrodsburg tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Harrodsburg, KY
Historical housing units in Harrodsburg, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +610 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in Harrodsburg, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
  • Machinery (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Harrodsburg, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Harrodsburg, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0457. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0457
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Harrodsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Harrodsburg city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 23.3 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrodsburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% 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 57.9 miles away from Harrodsburg 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 172.1 miles away from Harrodsburg center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city 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 180.4 miles away from the city 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 160.9 miles away from Harrodsburg center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 144.5 miles away from Harrodsburg 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 Mercer County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrodsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Harrodsburg:

  • THE JAMES B HAGGIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 464 LINDEN AVENUE)
  • HAGGIN HOME HEALTH (464 LINDEN AVENUE)
  • HARRODSBURG HEALTH CARE MANOR (853 LEXINGTON RD)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-HARRODSBURG (853 LEXINGTON ROAD)
  • THE JAMES B. HAGGIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (464 LINDEN AVENUE)

Heliports located in Harrodsburg:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrodsburg:

  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 27 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 27 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 30 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Kentucky State University (about 31 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Campbellsville University (about 41 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Somerset Community College (about 51 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 53 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)

Public high schools in Harrodsburg:

  • MERCER COUNTY DAY TREATMENT (Location: 371 EAST LEXINGTON ST., Grades: 7-11)
  • MERCER COUNTY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1124 MOBERLY RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • MERCER CENTRAL (Location: 371 EAST LEXINGTON ST., Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrodsburg:

  • MERCER COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: 741 TAPP RD, Grades: 1-2)
  • KENNETH D. KING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 937 MOBERLY RD., Grades: 6-8)
  • MERCER COUNTY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 1101 MOBERLY ROAD, Grades: 2-5)
See full list of schools located in Harrodsburg

Library in Harrodsburg:

  • MERCER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,154,628; Location: 109 WEST LEXINGTON STREET; 58,165 books; 5,526 audio materials; 6,944 video materials; 22 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 135 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Mercer County School systems have now merged with Harrodsburg School Systems, and they are both now considered Mercer County Schools. They are now the Titans, and a new high school is being built. They still go to seperate buildings for school, but will be joined next year.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harrodsburg: Mercer County Fairgrounds (A), Judd Siding (B), Mercer Central Fire Department (C), Harrodsburg Fire Department (D), Mercer County Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Spring Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Harrodsburg include: Young Park (1), Old Fort Harrod State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Harrodsburg Historical Society (Museums; 220 South Chiles Street), Fort Harrod State Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; South College Street), Harrodsburg Mercer County Tourist Commission (124 South Main Street), Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road).

Hotels: Stone Manor Motel (774 South College Street), Bright Leaf Golf Resort (1742 Danville Road), Economy Inn (814 North College Street), Harrodstown Motor Inn (213 South College Street), Country Hearth Inn-Harrodsburg (105 Commercial Drive), Best Western of Danville Htl (1680 Danville Road), Parkview Guest House (202 South College Street).

Courts: Mercer County - County Government- Family Court (320 South Chiles Street), Kentucky State - Court Of Justice- Court Designated Worker (235 South Main Street).

Birthplace of: Enoch Steen - Army officer and western explorer, Beriah Magoffin - Politician, Frances Wisebart Jacobs - Philanthropist, James H. McBride - Confederate Army general, Jason Dunn - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Nov 15, 1973), William H. Worthington - Union Army officer, Buddy Edelen - Long-distance runner, John Burton Thompson - Politician, Al Wilson (pilot) - Actor, Jason Dunn (American football) - Football player.

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

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

HARRODSBURG MUNICIPAL WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 12,572, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 43 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
13 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Harrodsburg (2011 data):

  • The Farmers National Bank of Danville: North Mercer Branch, Harrodsburg Branch, Burgin Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $479.5 mil, Deposits: $412.6 mil, headquarters in Danville, KY, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Boyle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Whitaker Bank: College Street Facility, North College Street Branch, State B&Tc Branch. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky
  • Fifth Third Bank: 628 S College St Branch at 628 South College Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • MainSource Bank: Harrodsburg Branch at 104 S Chiles St, branch established on 1961/10/27. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company: Harrodsburg Branch at 838 North College St, branch established on 2007/07/25. Info updated 2010/05/10: Bank assets: $721.0 mil, Deposits: $559.5 mil, headquarters in Frankfort, KY, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Harrodsburg Branch at 570 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1975/09/29. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Harrodsburg:

Marital status in Harrodsburg, KY
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

For population 25 years and over in Harrodsburg:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harrodsburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harrodsburg, KY (based on Mercer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,54941
Mainline Protestant1,70313
Catholic8481
Other5032
Black Protestant1822
None4,546-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mercer County:

12.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mercer County:

15.5%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.7%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.8%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.2%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrodsburg, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 20$55,742$33,4450$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$64,489$40,7300$0
Firefighters 16$53,059$39,7943$2,126
Water Supply 8$24,490$36,7350$0
Financial Administration 8$24,091$36,1370$0
Streets and Highways 7$17,431$29,8820$0
Sewerage 4$15,682$47,0462$2,834
Parks and Recreation 3$7,396$29,5840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$7,392
Totals for Government 85$262,380$37,04210$12,352

Harrodsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,079,000 ($366.81)
    Sewerage: $3,079,000 ($366.81)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,470,000 ($175.13)
    Central Staff Services: $1,205,000 ($143.55)
    Police Protection: $1,094,000 ($130.33)
    Regular Highways: $962,000 ($114.61)
    Sewerage: $901,000 ($107.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $800,000 ($95.31)
    General - Other: $585,000 ($69.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $554,000 ($66.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $278,000 ($33.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $161,000 ($19.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $288,000 ($34.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $275,000 ($32.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $143,000 ($17.04)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($5.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $25,000 ($2.98)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($2.03)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($2.03)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($1.91)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($1.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($1.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,262,000 ($388.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $273,000 ($32.52)

Harrodsburg government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,512,000 ($299.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $598,000 ($71.24)
    Other: $497,000 ($59.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $72,000 ($8.58)
    Other: $8,000 ($0.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $176,000 ($20.97)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($2.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $17,000 ($2.03)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($1.07)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,219,000 ($264.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $411,000 ($48.96)
    Highways: $177,000 ($21.09)
    General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($1.91)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,497,000 ($297.47)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,317,000 ($156.90)
    Property: $579,000 ($68.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $471,000 ($56.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $322,000 ($38.36)
    Corporation Net Income: $288,000 ($34.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $34,000 ($4.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,000 ($2.26)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.24)

Harrodsburg government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,583,000 ($3047.77)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,328,000 ($2421.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,598,000 ($786.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,342,000 ($159.88)

Harrodsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,776,000 ($807.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $766,000 ($91.26)

6.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Boyle County, KY  1.30% ($29,181 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.84% ($36,176)
from Anderson County, KY  0.35% ($44,000)


6.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Boyle County, KY  1.33% ($32,383 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.76% ($38,918)
to Anderson County, KY  0.42% ($49,088)
Businesses in Harrodsburg, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
DHL1Subway2
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrodsburg:

  • WHBN (1420 AM; 1 kW; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF KE)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHIR (1230 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN B/CSTNG OF DANVILLE, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDFB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JUNCTION CITY, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS VISION & OUTREACH CORP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrodsburg:

  • WHIR-FM (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WDFB-FM (88.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WRNZ (105.1 FM; LANCASTER, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAKY-FM (102.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, KY; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WLSK (100.9 FM; LEBANON, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION COUNTY, INC)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Harrodsburg:

  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
Harrodsburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Harrodsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.8mTotal length
  • $1,439,000Total costs
  • 61,232Total average daily traffic
  • 4,937Total average daily truck traffic
  • 64,190Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Harrodsburg, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harrodsburg, KY

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 73. The highest number of reported fires - 101 took place in 2014, and the least - 42 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Harrodsburg, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.4%), and Outside Fires (35.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harrodsburg, KY
    • 49840.4%Structure Fires
    • 43235.0%Outside Fires
    • 17514.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12910.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrodsburg, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrodsburg, Kentucky:

  • Days Inn, 1680 Danville Rd, Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330 , Phone: (859) 734-9431, Fax: (859) 734-5559
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 105 Commerical Dr, Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330 , Phone: (859) 734-2400, Fax: (859) 734-0247
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Most common first names in Harrodsburg, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William17673.9 years
James17373.6 years
Mary14479.8 years
John12874.2 years
Robert9270.7 years
Charles7172.4 years
George6674.5 years
Margaret5376.8 years
Thomas5072.9 years
Elizabeth4578.5 years
Most common last names in Harrodsburg, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7174.2 years
Robinson6176.4 years
Taylor5772.2 years
Devine5672.8 years
Sims5477.3 years
Watts4976.1 years
Phillips4773.2 years
Dean4777.4 years
Sallee4672.2 years
Peavler4373.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrodsburg, KY
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 42.9%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrodsburg, KY
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Harrodsburg compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Harrodsburg on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
There are 12 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 50 patent applications in 2008-2020.