Harlan Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Harlan, KY

General Harlan Information

State: Kentucky

County: Harlan County

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Harlan Population (census data)
Total 1,880 (-9.6% since 2000)
Male 887 (47.2%)
Female 993 (52.8%)

Population Density: 1,073 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.5 (US Avg is 100)

Harlan Elevation: 1,280 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1884

Land Area: 1.75 square miles

Median Household Income: $19,534

Zip Codes: 40831, and 40840.

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Harlan Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.4%)
  • Black (7.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (19.8%)
  • United States (18.4%)
  • Irish (7.1%)
  • German (7.0%)
  • Dutch (2.4%)
  • French (1.6%)

Local Harlan Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University

Harlan School Information

High Schools
Harlan High School (420 E Central Street, Harlan, KY, 40831 - Harlan Independent District)
James A Cawood High School (279 Ball Park Road, Harlan, KY, 40831 - Harlan County District)
Elementary Schools
Harlan Elementary School (420 E Central Street, Harlan, KY, 40831 - Harlan Independent District)

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