Hopkins County, KY

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2020 Population
45,044
0.633% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.5
0.718% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
19.7%
1.75% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$47,014
0.331% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$107,100
1.47% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
18,643
1.08% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Hopkins County, KY had a population of 45k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $47,014. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hopkins County, KY declined from 45,331 to 45,044, a −0.633% decrease and its median household income declined from $47,170 to $47,014, a −0.331% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hopkins County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%), White (Hispanic) (1.5%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.73%).

None of the households in Hopkins County, 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.

99.3% of the residents in Hopkins County, KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hopkins County, KY are Madisonville Community College (1,498 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Hopkins County, KY was $107,100, and the homeownership rate was 68.1%.

Most people in Hopkins County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Hopkins County, KY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hopkins County, KY is home to a population of 45k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.28% of Hopkins County, KY residents were born outside of the country (576 people).

In 2020, there were 13.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (39.7k people) in Hopkins County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.96k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 966 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of Hopkins County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hopkins County, KY was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hopkins County, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    39.7k ± 9
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.96k ± 260
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    966 ± 285
2.16%
Hispanic Population
974 people

In 2020, there were 13.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (39.7k people) in Hopkins County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.96k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 966 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.16% of the people in Hopkins County, KY are hispanic (974 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    29,760 ± 4,221 people
  2. India
    12,679 ± 2,761 people
  3. Cuba
    12,635 ± 2,756 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 29,760 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 12,679 and Cuba with 12,635.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.28%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
576 people
1.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
544 people

As of 2020, 1.28% of Hopkins County, KY residents (576 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hopkins County, KY was 1.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    997 ± 145
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    535 ± 119
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    375 ± 116

Hopkins County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hopkins County, KY employs 18.6k people. The largest industries in Hopkins County, KY are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,379 people), Manufacturing (2,637 people), and Educational Services (2,003 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,550), Information ($75,179), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($62,000).

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,693. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

18.6k
2020 Value
± 1,003
−1.08%
1 Year decline
± 7.17%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hopkins County, KY declined at a rate of −1.08%, from 18.8k employees to 18.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hopkins County, KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,005 people), Production Occupations (1,755 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,369 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hopkins County, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.6k
2020 Value
± 1,003
−1.08%
1 Year decline
± 7.17%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hopkins County, KY declined at a rate of −1.08%, from 18.8k employees to 18.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hopkins County, KY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,379 people), Manufacturing (2,637 people), and Educational Services (2,003 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hopkins County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Hopkins County, 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

$40,949
Median earning men ± $1,925
$29,017
Median earning women ± $3,704

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($76,429), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,260), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($57,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($54,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,955), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($33,523).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 603
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 293
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 212
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $380k
    Manufacturing
  2. $250k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $85.5k
    Retail Trade

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57B
  2. $34.7B
  3. $31.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57B, followed by Electronics ($34.7B) and Machinery ($31.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$326B
2020 Value in Kentucky
$644B
Projected 2050 Value in Kentucky
97.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kentucky trade was $326B. This is expected to increase 97.4% to $644B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.4B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $17.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Tennessee with $24.4B, followed by Ohio with $18.8B and California and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hopkins County, KY went to Donald J. Trump with 73.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.05%).

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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In 2020, universities in Hopkins County, KY awarded 1,498 degrees. The student population of Hopkins County, KY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,140 male students and 1,964 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hopkins County, KY are White (1,305 and 87.1%), followed by Black or African American (74 and 4.94%), Hispanic or Latino (63 and 4.21%), and Two or More Races (34 and 2.27%).

The largest universities in Hopkins County, KY by number of degrees awarded are Madisonville Community College (1,498 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hopkins County, KY are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (263 and 17.6%), General Computer & Information Sciences (213 and 14.2%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (167 and 11.1%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 3,104 students enrolled in Hopkins County, KY, 36.7% men and 63.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,340 records, of which 64.3% were women and 35.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 167 degree-majors awarded
  2. 54 degree-majors awarded
  3. 22 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Hopkins County, KY was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 167 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Hopkins County, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,498 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Madisonville Community College with 1,498 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 559 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hopkins County, KY, which is 0.595 times less than the 939 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,305 degrees mean that there were 17.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 74 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,296) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($192) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.764% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.662% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.15M), Some college (792k), and Secondary Education (572k).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Hopkins County, KY was $107,100 in 2020, which is 0.466 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $108,700 to $107,100, a 1.47% decrease. The homeownership rate in Hopkins County, KY is 68.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Hopkins County, KY have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hopkins County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hopkins County, KY is $47,014. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hopkins County, KY was Census Tract 9701 with a value of $68,006, followed by Census Tract 9702 and Census Tract 9707, with respective values of $67,143 and $54,583.

In 2021, 11.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hopkins County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.537%.

Property

$107,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,700
$12,679
Median Property Taxes
±$690

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hopkins County, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hopkins County, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

68.1%
Homeownership
2020
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 68.1% of the housing units in Hopkins County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9701
  2. Census Tract 9702
  3. Census Tract 9707

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hopkins County, KY was Census Tract 9701 with a value of $68,006, followed by Census Tract 9702 and Census Tract 9707, with respective values of $67,143 and $54,583.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$47,014
Median Household Income
± $2,608
18.6k
Number of Households
± 931

In 2020, the median household income of the 18.6k households in Hopkins County, KY declined from $47,014 from the previous year's value of $47,170.

The following chart displays the households in Hopkins County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hopkins County, KY is from Kentucky.
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.456
2019 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2020, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.305% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kentucky across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (91%)
  2. Carpooled (4.91%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.32%)

In 2020, 91% of workers in Hopkins County, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (4.91%) and those who worked at home (2.32%).

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

22 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hopkins County, KY have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% of the workforce in Hopkins County, 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 Hopkins County, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hopkins County, KY have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 11.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hopkins County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.537%.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hopkins County, KY (8.62k out of 43.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hopkins County, KY is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 24.7% of the children was living in poverty in Hopkins County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 119 in Hopkins County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 19.3 per 100,000 population.

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94.3% of the population of Hopkins County, KY has health coverage, with 43.6% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Hopkins County, KY see 959 patients per year on average, which represents a 13.8% increase from the previous year (843 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2031 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1039 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

959 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hopkins County, KY

Primary care physicians in Hopkins County, KY see an average of 959 patients per year. This represents a 13.8% increase from the previous year (843 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.7%
Uninsured
43.6%
Employer Coverage
24.1%
Medicaid
14.7%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.14%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hopkins County, KY declined by 14.7% from 6.68% to 5.7%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 41.2 in Hopkins County, KY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.9% in Hopkins County, KY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.88% in Hopkins County, KY.

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