Hopkinsville, KY

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2022 Population
31,042
0.881% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.9
3.59% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
20.4%
0.137% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$43,577
7.75% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$130,500
8.66% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
12,065
2.83% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hopkinsville, KY had a population of 31k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $43,577. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hopkinsville, KY grew from 30,771 to 31,042, a 0.881% increase and its median household income grew from $40,442 to $43,577, a 7.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hopkinsville, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.31%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.49%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.36%).

None of the households in Hopkinsville, 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.

98.5% of the residents in Hopkinsville, KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hopkinsville, KY are Hopkinsville Community College (1,124 degrees awarded in 2022) and Ross College-Hopkinsville (49 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Hopkinsville, KY was $130,500, and the homeownership rate was 46.4%.

Most people in Hopkinsville, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Hopkinsville, KY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hopkinsville, KY is home to a population of 31k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.03% of Hopkinsville, KY residents were born outside of the country (940 people).

In 2022, there were 2.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.4k people) in Hopkinsville, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.89k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.96k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Hopkinsville, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hopkinsville, KY was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hopkinsville, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    18.4k ± 811
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.89k ± 766
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.96k ± 540
3.51%
Hispanic Population
1.09k people

In 2022, there were 2.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.4k people) in Hopkinsville, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.89k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.96k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.51% of the people in Hopkinsville, KY are hispanic (1.09k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    28,651 ± 4,142 people
  2. Cuba
    14,970 ± 2,999 people
  3. India
    12,312 ± 2,720 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 28,651 Kentucky residents, followed by Cuba with 14,970 and India with 12,312.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.03%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
940 people
2.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
871 people

As of 2022, 3.03% of Hopkinsville, KY residents (940 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 Hopkinsville, KY was 2.83%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    895 ± 248
  2. Vietnam
    844 ± 206
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    576 ± 190

Hopkinsville, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hopkinsville, KY employs 12.1k people. The largest industries in Hopkinsville, KY are Manufacturing (2,454 people), Retail Trade (1,630 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,559 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($232,625), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,615), and Public Administration ($48,791).

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,220. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

12.1k
2022 Value
± 976
2.83%
1 Year growth
± 11.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hopkinsville, KY grew at a rate of 2.83%, from 11.7k employees to 12.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hopkinsville, KY, are Production Occupations (1,678 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,663 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,188 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hopkinsville, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.1k
2022 Value
± 976
2.83%
1 Year growth
± 11.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hopkinsville, KY grew at a rate of 2.83%, from 11.7k employees to 12.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hopkinsville, KY, are Manufacturing (2,454 people), Retail Trade (1,630 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,559 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hopkinsville, KY, though some of these residents may live in Hopkinsville, 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

$33,664
Median earning men ± $2,096
$33,858
Median earning women ± $3,537

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,171), Wholesale Trade ($61,696), and Public Administration ($55,909).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($55,611), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,467), and Manufacturing ($44,413).

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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

In 2022, universities in Hopkinsville, KY awarded 1,173 degrees. The student population of Hopkinsville, KY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 695 male students and 1,381 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hopkinsville, KY are White (731 and 62.3%), followed by Black or African American (267 and 22.8%), Hispanic or Latino (107 and 9.12%), and Two or More Races (33 and 2.81%).

The largest universities in Hopkinsville, KY by number of degrees awarded are Hopkinsville Community College (1,124 and 95.8%) and Ross College-Hopkinsville (49 and 4.18%).

The most popular majors in Hopkinsville, KY are Liberal Arts & Sciences (250 and 21.3%), General Business Administration & Management (98 and 8.35%), and Medical Administrative Assistant (93 and 7.93%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,076 students enrolled in Hopkinsville, KY, 33.5% men and 66.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,218 records, of which 65.1% were women and 34.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 250 degrees awarded
  2. 51 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Hopkinsville, KY was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 250 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,124 degrees awarded
  2. 49 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hopkinsville Community College with 1,124 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 410 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hopkinsville, KY, which is 0.537 times less than the 763 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 731 degrees mean that there were 2.74 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 267 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,368) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($192) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,078) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hopkinsville, KY was $130,500 in 2022, which is 0.463 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $120,100 to $130,500, a 8.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Hopkinsville, KY is 46.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hopkinsville, KY have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hopkinsville, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hopkinsville, KY is $43,577. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Hopkinsville, KY was Census Tract 2013.01 with a value of $83,203, followed by Census Tract 2014 and Census Tract 2006, with respective values of $70,750 and $60,590.

Property

$130,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,275
$5,786
Median Property Taxes
±$610

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 Hopkinsville, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

46.4%
Homeownership
2022
70.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 46.4% of the housing units in Hopkinsville, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2013.01
  2. Census Tract 2014
  3. Census Tract 2006

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hopkinsville, KY was Census Tract 2013.01 with a value of $83,203, followed by Census Tract 2014 and Census Tract 2006, with respective values of $70,750 and $60,590.

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

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Household Income

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$43,577
Median Household Income
± $4,538
12.5k
Number of Households
± 1,016

In 2022, the median household income of the 12.5k households in Hopkinsville, KY grew to $43,577 from the previous year's value of $40,442.

The following chart displays the households in Hopkinsville, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hopkinsville, 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 (86.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.28%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.74%)

In 2022, 86.7% of workers in Hopkinsville, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.28%) and those who worked at home (2.74%).

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

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hopkinsville, KY have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.81% of the workforce in Hopkinsville, 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 Hopkinsville, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hopkinsville, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hopkinsville, KY (5.96k out of 29.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hopkinsville, KY is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

93.1% of the population of Hopkinsville, KY has health coverage, with 33.7% on employee plans, 29.7% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 4.62% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Christian County, KY see 1566 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.06% decrease from the previous year (1667 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 611 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 199 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,566 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Christian County, KY

Primary care physicians in Christian County, KY see an average of 1,566 patients per year. This represents a 6.06% decrease from the previous year (1,667 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Christian 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 26.2% under 18 years, 24.7% between 18 and 34 years, 32.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.92%
Uninsured
33.7%
Employer Coverage
29.7%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
4.62%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hopkinsville, KY grew by 15.7% from 5.98% to 6.92%.

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

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