About Harlan County

2020 US Census Bureau

 

Population                                      26,831

White population                            93.18%

African American population             2.1%

Median household income           $26,478

Persons below poverty level           36.0%

Unemployment rate                        10.5%

High school graduate or higher,

persons age 25 years+                   71.4%

Bachelor's degree or higher,

persons age 25 years+                  10.8%

With a disability                              31.0%

Employment Rate                          33.9%