Hickory, KY

Census Place

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2022 Population
115
42.2% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
23.3
2.1% 1-year decrease

About

In 2022, Hickory, KY had a population of 115 people with a median age of 23.3 and a median household income of N/A. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hickory, KY declined from 199 to 115, a −42.2% decrease and its median household income N/A from N/A to N/A, a N/A% N/A.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hickory, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (87%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.35%), White (Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Hickory, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Hickory, KY are U.S. citizens.

Most people in Hickory, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Hickory, KY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hickory, KY is home to a population of 115 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.48% of Hickory, KY residents were born outside of the country (4 people).

In 2022, there were 10 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (100 people) in Hickory, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
95%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Hickory, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hickory, KY was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hickory, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    100 ± 69
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10 ± 16
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    5 ± 15.6
4.35%
Hispanic Population
5 people

In 2022, there were 10 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (100 people) in Hickory, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.35% of the people in Hickory, KY are hispanic (5 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hickory, KY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.48%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4 people
7.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14 people

As of 2022, 3.48% of Hickory, KY residents (4 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hickory, KY was 7.04%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 21
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 17
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 21

Hickory, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), NaNN times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hickory, KY employs 38 people. The largest industries in Hickory, KY are Manufacturing (19 people), Accommodation & Food Services (15 people), and Retail Trade (2 people), and the highest paying industries are Total ($42,500), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($6,458), and Accommodation & Food Services ($6,458).

Occupations

38
2022 Value
± 89
−57.3%
1 Year decline
± 599%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hickory, KY declined at a rate of −57.3%, from 89 employees to 38 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hickory, KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (21 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (10 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hickory, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

38
2022 Value
± 89
−57.3%
1 Year decline
± 599%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hickory, KY declined at a rate of −57.3%, from 89 employees to 38 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hickory, KY, are Manufacturing (19 people), Accommodation & Food Services (15 people), and Retail Trade (2 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hickory, KY, though some of these residents may live in Hickory, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

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Median earning men ± N/A
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Median earning women ± N/A

The industries with the best median earnings for men in N/A are N/A.

The industries with the best median earnings for women in N/A are N/A.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.51%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.98M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 2.51% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kentucky went to Donald J. Trump with 62.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.23%).

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.821% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.756% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.17M), Some college (766k), and Secondary Education (551k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

People in Hickory, KY have an average commute time of 34.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hickory, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Hickory, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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N/A
Median Household Income
± N/A
35
Number of Households
± 59

In N/A, the median household income of the 35 households in Hickory, KY N/A N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following chart displays the households in Hickory, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $15k - $20k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hickory, KY is from Kentucky.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2022, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.286% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Walked (22.2%)
  3. Carpooled (0%)

In 2022, 77.8% of workers in Hickory, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (22.2%) and those who carpooled to work (0%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

34.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hickory, KY have a longer commute time (34.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Hickory, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hickory, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hickory, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

0% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hickory, KY (0 out of 54 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hickory, KY is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.5% of the population of Hickory, KY has health coverage, with 61.7% on employee plans, 4.35% on Medicaid, 30.4% on Medicare, 0% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Graves County, KY see 3727 patients per year on average, which represents a 19.8% increase from the previous year (3110 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2455 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 995 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,727 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Graves County, KY

Primary care physicians in Graves County, KY see an average of 3,727 patients per year. This represents a 19.8% increase from the previous year (3,110 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Graves County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20% under 18 years, 33% between 18 and 34 years, 32.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 67.4% were men and 32.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.48%
Uninsured
61.7%
Employer Coverage
4.35%
Medicaid
30.4%
Medicare
0%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hickory, KY declined by 1.12% from 3.52% to 3.48%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hickory, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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