Hopkinsville, Kentucky Population 2019

Hopkinsville, Kentucky's estimated population is 31,026 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hopkinsville, Kentucky is the 9th largest city in Kentucky based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 980.97 people/mi² (378.75 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.2 years, 33.2 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.35 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Hopkinsville, Kentucky is $37,479, while the mean household income is $52,346.

Hopkinsville Ky Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hopkinsville Ky was:

  • White: 63.96%
  • Black or African American: 30.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Other race: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Hopkinsville, Kentucky?

31,026
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201831,0261920.62%
201730,834-570-1.82%
201631,404-542-1.70%
201531,946-290-0.90%
201432,236-159-0.49%
201332,395-538-1.63%
201232,9331,0103.16%
201131,923-201-0.63%
201032,1242,0350.66%
200030,0892800.09%
199029,8092,4910.88%
198027,3185,9232.47%
197021,3951,9300.95%
196019,4656,9394.51%
195012,5268020.66%
194011,7249780.87%
193010,7461,0501.03%
19209,6962770.29%
19109,4192,1392.61%
19007,2801,4472.24%
18905,8331,6043.27%
18804,2291,0933.04%
18703,1360.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,302
Black or African American9,526
Two or More Races1,091
Asian395
Some Other Race294
American Indian and Alaska Native133

Hopkinsville Ky Population Pyramid 2019

Hopkinsville Ky Median Age

35.2


Total

33.2


Male

37.8


Female

Hopkinsville Ky Adults

There are 23,806 adults, (4,900 of whom are seniors) in Hopkinsville Ky.

Hopkinsville Ky Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Hopkinsville Ky Sex Ratio

Female

16,582

52.24%

Male

15,159

47.76%

Hopkinsville Ky Households and Families

Hopkinsville Ky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hopkinsville Ky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
All47.6%52.4%
Non Family40.4%59.6%
Female27.1%72.9%
Male25.6%74.4%

47.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6852.3547.6
Non Family5,2201.1240.4
Married4,4603.2369.9
Female2,3683.2227.1
Male637325.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hopkinsville Ky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1485.50%
9th to 12th Grade2,21210.60%
High School Graduate6,87932.96%
Some College4,77322.87%
Associates Degree2,12410.18%
Bachelors Degree1,8698.96%
Graduate Degree1,8658.94%

Hopkinsville Ky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,71711,8202,841
Black5,7854,780718
Hispanic75452219
Asian277191113
Multiple Races26716835
Other Race16890
Native American107668

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,747$35,628$23,854
Less Than High School$16,940$26,157$10,000
High School Grad$25,522$26,794$20,484
Some College$24,539$33,952$20,792
Bachelors Degree$49,962$66,143$38,750
Graduate Degree$49,250$75,556$42,754

$27,747

Average Earnings

$35,628

Average Male

$23,854

Average Female

Hopkinsville Ky Language

Hopkinsville Ky Language by Age

Hopkinsville Ky Language

95.86% of Hopkinsville Ky residents speak only English, while 4.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Hopkinsville Ky Poverty

Hopkinsville Ky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,9863,30336.76%
White18,1123,07917.00%
Multiple1,04224523.51%
Hispanic1,35216011.83%
Other2595320.46%
Native1333727.82%

22.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.14%

Male Poverty Rate

27.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hopkinsville Ky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hopkinsville Ky is Black, with 36.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hopkinsville Ky is Hispanic, with 11.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.26%
High School23.25%
Some College18.23%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.00%
Male Unemployed44.09%
Female Employed16.62%
Male Employed6.23%

Hopkinsville Ky Income

Hopkinsville Ky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,479$52,346
Families$48,125$66,453
Married Families$70,301-
Non Families$21,585$30,151

Hopkinsville Ky Marital Status

Hopkinsville Ky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hopkinsville Ky Married by Age and Sex

Hopkinsville Ky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hopkinsville Ky Marital Status by Race

Hopkinsville Ky Veterans

2,310

Number of Veterans

2,140

Male Veterans

170

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam700
Second Gulf War555
First Gulf War459
Korea236
World War II33

Hopkinsville Ky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,65810.45%
Black6299.32%
Hispanic809.33%
2 or More183.81%
Indian53.76%

Hopkinsville Ky Veterans by Education

10.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hopkinsville Ky Employment Status

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hopkinsville Ky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.46%

Born in Kentucky

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.69% of Hopkinsville Ky residents were born in the United States, with 66.46% having been born in Kentucky. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.