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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 1,086,600 1,095,278 1,100,117 1,100,526 1,104,372  
  Hardin County 107,173 108,282 108,610 106,486 107,316  
 Elizabethtown29,42929,96830,10929,69229,906 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Hardin County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 23,409 21.8 223,071 20.2  
  16-24 13,294 12.4 123,244 11.2  
  25-44 27,973 26.1 293,934 26.6  
  45-64 28,224 26.3 297,390 26.9  
  65-84 12,774 11.9 145,777 13.2  
  85 and older 1,642 1.5 20,956 1.9  
  Median Age 36.8   39.0    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Hardin County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 86,560 80.7 862,934 78.1  
  Black or African American 13,624 12.7 187,057 16.9  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 465 0.4 3,168 0.3  
  Asian 2,388 2.2 24,865 2.3  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 357 0.3 943 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 3,922 3.7 25,405 2.3  
  Hispanic Origin 5,767 5.4 49,461 4.5  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Hardin County 112,494 118,413 124,137 129,638  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Hardin County $35,021 $38,972 11.3 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $25,965- $38,950 $31,693- $46,457    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Hardin County 40,376 2.58 $50,765  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.