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Hart County, Kentucky

Hart County is a county located in the U.S. State, or more correctly, Commonwealth of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 17,445. Its county seat is Munfordville6.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,082 km² (418 mi²). 1,077 km² (416 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.47% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 17,445 people, 6,769 households, and 4,812 families residing in the county. The population density is 16/km² (42/mi²). There are 8,045 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.58% White, 6.20% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,769 households out of which 32.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.80% are married couples living together, 10.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% are non-families. 25.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.05.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $25,378, and the median income for a family is $31,746. Males have a median income of $26,994 versus $19,418 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,495. 22.40% of the population and 18.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 28.40% are under the age of 18 and 22.00% are 65 or older.

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