Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,551
Nationwide Rank 8561

Quick Facts

Harlan, Kentucky is the 8,561st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Harlan, Kentucky is a city.

Harlan, Kentucky is currently 45.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Harlan, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
8551 Stevenson, Washington 1,555 16.5%
8552 Murfreesboro, Arkansas 1,554 -11.9%
8553 Pewee Valley, Kentucky 1,554 7.3%
8554 Smethport, Pennsylvania 1,554 -7.3%
8555 Warren, Minnesota 1,554 -6.9%
8556 Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 1,553 0.8%
8557 Niagara, Wisconsin 1,553 -17.3%
8558 Warren Park, Indiana 1,552 -6.2%
8559 Zilwaukee, Michigan 1,552 -13.5%
8560 Hallsville, Missouri 1,551 58.1%
8561 Harlan, Kentucky 1,551 -24.7%
8562 Avon, Minnesota 1,550 25.0%
8563 East Spencer, North Carolina 1,550 -11.6%
8564 Elgin, South Carolina 1,550 57.8%
8565 Wardsville, Missouri 1,550 54.8%
8566 Apollo, Pennsylvania 1,549 -12.0%
8567 Graysville, Tennessee 1,549 9.2%
8568 Montgomery, West Virginia 1,549 -20.0%
8569 Seaside Park, New Jersey 1,549 -31.5%
8570 Hancock, Maryland 1,548 -11.1%
8571 Natalia, Texas 1,548 -7.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6169 Wilder 3,064 17.0%
6210 Providence 3,017 -16.3%
6239 Indian Hills 2,987 3.0%
6246 Park Hills 2,983 0.3%
6260 Graymoor-Devondale 2,967 3.7%
6289 Marion 2,930 -8.5%
6338 Pioneer Village 2,888 13.9%
6389 Brandenburg 2,832 37.0%
6395 Flemingsburg 2,827 8.8%
6400 Simpsonville 2,822 116.7%
6492 Lakeside Park 2,745 -4.2%
6511 Hartford 2,733 6.4%
6586 Dawson Springs 2,677 -9.9%
6621 Stanton 2,654 -12.6%
6633 Cadiz 2,633 10.9%
6708 Eminence 2,569 14.6%
6709 Russell Springs 2,569 18.4%
6712 Eddyville 2,567 9.0%
6770 Calvert City 2,521 -6.8%
6828 Windy Hills 2,477 0.7%
6870 Mount Vernon 2,446 -5.8%
6883 Anchorage 2,435 4.3%
6890 Morgantown 2,428 -4.5%
6912 Louisa 2,412 19.8%
6914 Cave City 2,411 27.2%
6985 Horse Cave 2,359 4.4%
6993 Raceland 2,354 -7.6%
7002 Irvine 2,348 -17.2%
7041 Hardinsburg 2,322 -0.9%
7092 Junction City 2,294 4.1%
7125 Tompkinsville 2,277 -14.2%
7204 Dry Ridge 2,219 6.8%
7219 Fulton 2,207 -19.9%
7263 Hickman 2,180 -14.2%
7365 Falmouth 2,114 2.2%
7370 Liberty 2,113 14.2%
7376 Elkton 2,111 6.7%
7380 Greensburg 2,108 -12.2%
7497 Jackson 2,052 -19.4%
7558 Albany 2,020 -9.0%
7578 Jenkins 2,011 -15.9%
7604 Cumberland 1,998 -22.8%
7668 Carlisle 1,963 -7.7%
7718 Lebanon Junction 1,939 7.3%
7772 Whitesburg 1,914 19.4%
7796 Hurstbourne Acres 1,897 24.6%
7935 Sturgis 1,833 -10.4%
7976 Midway 1,811 11.3%
8023 Jamestown 1,791 9.4%
8048 Catlettsburg 1,778 -7.9%
8097 Salyersville 1,761 10.0%
8117 Orchard Grass Hills 1,748 31.5%
8131 Jeffersonville 1,742 14.8%
8161 Pineville 1,734 -16.9%
8221 Lewisport 1,706 3.8%
8256 Warsaw 1,692 -8.7%
8345 Munfordville 1,646 5.0%
8489 Edmonton 1,585 -1.6%
8510 Olive Hill 1,577 -12.8%
8525 Owingsville 1,567 -0.1%
8543 Worthington Hills 1,558 -2.5%
8553 Pewee Valley 1,554 7.3%
8561 Harlan 1,551 -24.7%
8585 Sebree 1,543 -1.0%
8590 Owenton 1,541 10.9%
8611 Worthington 1,530 -8.2%
8617 Coal Run Village 1,526 124.7%
8658 St. Regis Park 1,510 -0.7%
8685 Audubon Park 1,501 -2.8%
8744 Burkesville 1,481 -15.6%
8929 Vanceburg 1,410 -19.0%
8994 Guthrie 1,391 -4.9%
9052 Auburn 1,373 -5.1%
9084 Beechwood Village 1,363 16.1%
9102 Manchester 1,355 -34.8%
9103 Earlington 1,354 -17.5%
9263 Livermore 1,296 -12.6%
9292 Clinton 1,289 -8.6%
9328 West Buechel 1,280 -1.7%
9388 Barbourmeade 1,258 1.6%
9408 Taylorsville 1,252 19.8%
9556 Beattyville 1,206 0.0%
9629 Brodhead 1,183 -1.0%
9659 Irvington 1,173 -6.9%
9667 Nortonville 1,171 -7.2%
9683 Coldstream 1,168 49.7%
9722 Hebron Estates 1,158 4.7%
9755 Silver Grove 1,150 -4.5%
9760 Augusta 1,147 -5.4%
9762 Cloverport 1,146 -8.7%
9787 Camargo 1,139 17.5%
9792 Heritage Creek 1,138 7012.5%
9831 Greenup 1,127 -5.6%
9887 Clay 1,112 -5.6%
9913 Clay City 1,102 -15.4%
10035 South Shore 1,068 -12.8%
10078 Bloomfield 1,056 23.5%
10080 Northfield 1,056 8.7%
10117 Ryland Heights 1,045 29.9%
10173 Watterson Park 1,031 4.1%
10194 Wurtland 1,025 -2.1%
10306 Hawesville 999 2.6%
10326 Rolling Hills 995 15.1%
10333 Goshen 993 9.1%
10373 La Center 982 -5.4%
10374 Langdon Place 982 -1.9%
10395 Muldraugh 978 -25.1%
10402 Woodlawn Park 977 -5.5%
10452 Burgin 967 9.1%
10529 Uniontown 950 -10.5%
10559 Lynnview 943 -2.2%
10566 Ferguson 942 6.9%
10601 New Castle 936 1.9%
10736 White Plains 908 13.9%
10741 Elkhorn City 906 -14.2%
10753 Burnside 903 -0.8%
10791 Bellemeade 893 1.3%
10801 New Haven 891 4.8%
10815 Dixon 887 40.5%
10825 Clarkson 885 11.0%
10840 Adairville 880 -4.3%
10883 Pembroke 872 3.9%
10907 West Point 867 -21.1%
10936 Plantation 862 -1.5%
10956 Pleasureville 860 -1.1%
11016 Fincastle 848 1.5%
11049 Bellefonte 842 0.8%
11079 Mortons Gap 838 -12.2%
11108 Brownsville 833 -15.5%
11154 Crab Orchard 824 -2.2%
11158 Evarts 824 -25.3%
11249 Hollow Creek 809 -0.4%
11274 Lewisburg 805 -10.8%
11314 Bromley 798 -4.8%
11338 Millersburg 795 -9.3%
11372 Campbellsburg 788 11.9%
11391 McKee 785 -10.3%
11409 Blue Ridge Manor 782 23.1%
11431 Smiths Grove 779 -0.5%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,551 8,561
2016 1,606 8,438
2015 1,639 8,342
2014 1,667 8,285
2013 1,693 8,220
2012 1,693 8,211
2011 1,732 8,117
2010 1,745 8,084
2009 1,859 7,760
2008 1,851 7,760
2007 1,867 7,716
2006 1,868 7,697
2005 1,871 7,676
2004 1,887 7,630
2003 1,932 7,521
2002 1,978 7,423
2001 2,000 7,358
2000 2,062 7,257
1990 2,832 5,690