Hardinsburg is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,333 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hardinsburg is the 173rd largest community in Kentucky.
Hardinsburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hardinsburg is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hardinsburg who work in sales jobs (10.50%), office and administrative support (10.18%), and teaching (9.12%).
Hardinsburg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hardinsburg has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hardinsburg has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hardinsburg than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hardinsburg may be for you.
Being a small city, Hardinsburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hardinsburg rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.53% of adults 25 and older in Hardinsburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Hardinsburg in 2010 was $20,628, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,512 for a family of four. However, Hardinsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hardinsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hardinsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hardinsburg include English, German, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Hardinsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.