Hart County is located in central Kentucky. The County Seat is Munfordville and the largest city is Horse Cave. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hartcountyky.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 18,597 and the 2010 census population was 18,199. The land area is 412.09 square miles and there are 44.2 persons per square mile.
93.4% of the population is White, 4.7% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 71.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $78,900, there are 7,115 households, an average of 2.54 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,273, the median household income is $33,408, and 26.6% of the persons in Hart County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,600. Retail sales (in $1000) were $92,791, and sales per capita were $5,074.
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