Harrodsburg, KY Population

Population: 8,014. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,126 (+1.4% change)
Males: 3,699 (46.2%), Females: 4,315 (53.8%)

Mercer County

Zip code: 40330

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $27,500
Median house value: $76,700

Races in Harrodsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.1%)
  • Black (7.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (29.8%), Irish (6.8%), English (6.4%), German (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%), Scottish (1.6%).

Elevation: 886 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

Map of Harrodsburg, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Harrodsburg

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrodsburg city

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

2.3% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +610 (+8.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Harrodsburg:

  • JAMES B HAGGIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (464 LINDEN AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Harrodsburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harrodsburg:

  • BLUE GRASS (about 26 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Abbreviation: LEX)
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 68 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: SDF)
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 89 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; Abbreviation: CVG)

Other public-use airports nearest to Harrodsburg:

  • STUART POWELL FIELD (about 15 miles; DANVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: DVK)
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 28 miles; FRANKFORT, KY; Abbreviation: FFT)
  • LEBANON-SPRINGFIELD (about 29 miles; SPRINGFIELD, KY; Abbreviation: 6I2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrodsburg:

  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 30 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,437)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; RICHMOND, KY; Full-time enrollment: 11,214)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 65 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,217)

Schools

Public high schools in Harrodsburg:

  • MERCER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 937 MOBERLY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HARRODSBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 441 E LEXINGTON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Harrodsburg:

  • MERCER COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 860; Location: 741 TAPP RD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • KENNETH D KING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 730; Location: 1101 MOBERLY RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • EVAN HARLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 530 PERRYVILLE RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HARRODSBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 443 E LEXINGTON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HARRODSBURG DAY TREATMENT CTR ALT SCH (Students: 19; Location: 371 E LEXINGTON ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • MERCER COUNTY ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CTR (Students: 11; Location: 961 MOBERLY RD; Grades: 04 – 12)

Private primary/middle school in Harrodsburg:

  • CENTRAL KY CHRISTIAN SCH ELEM (Students: 144; Location: 1501 DANVILLE RD; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Harrodsburg:

  • MERCER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $540,015; Location: 109 WEST LEXINGTON STREET; 59,540 books; 3,110 audio materials; 3,296 video materials; 135 serial subscriptions)