Harlan County

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Harlan County, Nebraska

PO Box 698
Alma, NE 68920
Phone: (308) 928-2173
Fax: (308) 928-2079

On the central southern border of NE, southwest of Kearney; organized Jun 3, 1871 from Lincoln County. Name Origin: For either Thomas Harlan, a local official, or for his uncle, James Harlan (1820-99), U.S. senator from IA (1855-65; 1867-73) and U.S. secretary of the interior (1865-66)

Area (sq mi):: 574.18 (land 552.78; water 21.40) Population per square mile: 6.30
Population 2005: 3,462 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.60%; 1990-2000 -0.60% Population 2000: 3,786 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 44.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,618; median household $30,679; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,003-$25,176
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Harlan County, Kentucky

PO Box 670
Harlan, KY 40831
Phone: (606) 573-3636
Fax: (606) 573-0064

On the southeastern border of KY; organized Jan 28, 1819 from Floyd and Knox counties. Name Origin: For Maj. Silas Harlan (?-1782), an officer in the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 467.97 (land 467.20; water 0.78) Population per square mile: 67.70
Population 2005: 31,614 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 -9.20% Population 2000: 33,202 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 2.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $11,585; median household $18,665; Population below poverty level: 32.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,948-$17,676
Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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