Harold, KY


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Harold is a somewhat small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 9,306 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Harold is the 41st largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some towns, Harold isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Harold are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harold is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Harold who work in office and administrative support (12.90%), food service (11.92%), and sales jobs (8.84%).

The overall crime rate in Harold is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Harold 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. Harold has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Harold than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Harold may be for you.

The percentage of people in Harold with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.73% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Harold in 2010 was $17,417, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,668 for a family of four. However, Harold contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Harold home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harold residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harold include German, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Harold is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.