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About Harlan County

US Census Bureau

July 2018 estimates:

 

Population                                    26,409

Population per square mile              62.9

White population                            95.9%

African American population             2.1%

Median household income          $24,451

Persons below poverty level           41.5%

Unemployment rate (2015)             10.9%

High school graduate or higher,

persons age 25 years+                  71.4%

Bachelor's degree or higher,

persons age 25 years+                  11.4%

With a disability, under age 65        27.3%

In civilian labor force, total,

population age 16 years+               38.6%

Total employment, 2017                 4,213