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131 N. Chiles Street, Suite 1
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
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Data Name Value Percent
Population
Total 21,342  
Male 10,537 49.37%
Female 10,805 50.63%
Age
Median Age 42.6  
Under 5 Years 1,281 6.00%
5 Years to 9 Years 1,296 6.07%
10 Years to 14 Years 1,374 6.44%
15 Years to 17 Years 878 4.11%
18 Years to 20 Years 683 3.20%
18 Years to 34 Years 3,915 18.34%
18 Years and Over 16,513 77.37%
21 Years to 24 Years 876 4.10%
21 Years and Over 15,830 74.17%
25 Years to 34 Years 2,356 11.04%
35 Years to 44 Years 2,517 11.79%
45 Years to 54 Years 3,247 15.21%
55 Years to 64 Years 3,149 14.75%
65 Years and Over 3,685 17.27%
Age Dependency Ratio 56  
Child Dependency Ratio 29  
Old-age Dependency Ratio 27  
Race & Ethnicity
White 19,816 92.85%
Black or African American 804 3.77%
Amer. Indian & Alaska Native 44 0.21%
Asian 101 0.47%
Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander 0 0%
Some other race 231 1.08%
One race 20,996 98.38%
Two or more races 346 1.62%
Hispanic or Latino 519 2.43%
Not Hispanic or Latino 20,823 97.57%
Language Ability
African 0 0%
Arabic 0 0%
Armenian 0 0%
Chinese 0 0%
French (incl. Patois, Cajun) 45 0.22%
French Creole 0 0%
German 227 1.13%
Greek 0 0%
Gujarati 0 0%
Hebrew 9 0.04%
Hindi 0 0%
Hmong 0 0%
Hungarian 0 0%
Italian 0 0%
Japanese 0 0%
Korean 0 0%
Laotian 0 0%
Mon-Khmer, Cambodian 0 0%
Navajo 0 0%
Persian 0 0%
Polish 0 0%
Portuguese or Portuguese Creole 0 0%
Russian 0 0%
Scandinavian languages 14 0.07%
Serbo-Croatian 3 0.01%
Spanish or Spanish Creole 315 1.57%
Tagalog 31 0.15%
Thai 0 0%
Urdu 0 0%
Vietnamese 0 0%
Yiddish 0 0%
Other Asian languages 0 0%
Other Indic languages 0 0%
Other Indo-European languages 0 0%
Other Native North American languages 0 0%
Other Pacific Island languages 0 0%
Other Slavic languages 0 0%
Other West Germanic languages 8 0.04%
Other and unspecified languages 0 0%
Speak only English 19,409 96.75%