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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Harold who work in office and administrative support (13.56%), food service (12.31%), and sales jobs (9.79%).

Harold’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Harold is worth considering.

The rate of college-level education in Harold is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.02% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Harold in 2010 was $18,119, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,476 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.