The official head count is over and Hardin County added more than 11,000 people in this first decade of the 21st century.
Despite the 12.1 percent growth total announced Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, Hardin County fell from fourth to sixth in the state ranking. Boone and Warren County grew at faster rates to surpass Hardin's total.
Elizabethtown now ranks as Kentucky's 11th largest city. Radcliff, which showed a population decline of 273 in the official report, slipped two notches to 17th.
Here are some of the final Census facts: