Hopkins County, Kentucky Population 2018

Hopkins County, Kentucky's estimated population is 45,547 with a growth rate of -1.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hopkins County, Kentucky is the 24th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201745,547-812-1.75%
201646,3596511.42%
201645,708-359-0.78%
201546,067-105-0.23%
201446,172-259-0.56%
201346,431-188-0.40%
201246,619-225-0.48%
201146,84440.01%
201046,8407141.55%
199046,126-48-0.10%
198046,1748,00720.98%
197038,167-291-0.76%
196038,458-357-0.92%
195038,8151,0262.72%
194037,7893400.91%
193037,4493,3169.71%
192034,133-158-0.46%
191034,2913,29610.63%
190030,9957,49031.87%
189023,5054,38322.92%
188019,1225,29538.29%
187013,8271,95216.44%
186011,875-566-4.55%
185012,4413,27035.66%
18409,1712,40835.61%
18306,7631,44127.08%
18205,3222,35879.55%
18102,9640.00%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,761
Black or African American2,928
Two or More Races1,059
Asian235
Some Other Race228
American Indian and Alaska Native148

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Hopkins County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hopkins County, Kentucky Median Age

41


Total

39.1


Male

43


Female

Hopkins County, Kentucky Adults

There are 35,650 adults, (7,881 of which are seniors) in Hopkins County, Kentucky.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hopkins County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

23,839

51.42%

Male

22,520

48.58%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Households and Families

Hopkins County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hopkins County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All71.7%28.3%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Female43.9%56.1%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hopkins County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,3942.4771.7
Married9,4633.0285.5
Non Family5,8101.1861.7
Female2,5283.0943.9
Male5933.667.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hopkins County, Kentucky Households

Hopkins County, Kentucky Education

Hopkins County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8295.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,8528.86%
High School Graduate13,18640.96%
Some College6,56620.40%
Associates Degree2,9059.02%
Bachelors Degree2,7128.43%
Graduate Degree2,1396.65%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,30525,1344,480
Black2,0751,740202
Hispanic43132642
Multiple Races1679729
Asian13313382
Other Race1179618
Native American656515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 61.65%.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,907$41,766$25,010
Less Than High School$18,571$21,394$13,359
High School Grad$27,921$38,750$18,960
Some College$31,819$48,369$24,874
Bachelors Degree$36,957$46,691$34,954
Graduate Degree$47,392$55,893$43,047

$31,907

Average Earnings

$41,766

Average Male

$25,010

Average Female

Hopkins County, Kentucky Language

Hopkins County, Kentucky Language by Age

Hopkins County, Kentucky Language

98.14% of Hopkins County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Poverty

Hopkins County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,1985,93314.76%
Black2,81466123.49%
Multiple98434234.76%
Hispanic80730137.30%
Native14810369.59%
Other1918242.93%

16.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

18.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hopkins County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hopkins County, Kentucky is Native, with 69.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hopkins County, Kentucky is White, with 14.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.76%.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.00%
High School13.92%
Some College9.81%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.77%
Male Unemployed34.31%
Female Employed10.20%
Male Employed5.50%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Income

Hopkins County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,169$55,432
Families$55,690$64,801
Married Families$65,100$
Non Families$23,213$32,544

Hopkins County, Kentucky Marital Status

Hopkins County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hopkins County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Hopkins County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans

Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans by War

3,247

Number of Veterans

3,000

Male Veterans

247

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,190
First Gulf War610
Second Gulf War428
Korea248
World War II168

Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74823
75+780
35 to 54732
55 to 64687
18 to 34225

Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9068.87%
Black31613.60%
Indian1523.08%
2 or More104.20%
Hispanic61.27%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

6.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hopkins County, Kentucky Employment Status

Hopkins County, Kentucky Employment by Age

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hopkins County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Hopkins County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hopkins County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Madisonville1992919399-530-2.66%
Dawson Springs 27642719-45-1.63%
Earlington14131385-28-1.98%
Nortonville12041181-23-1.91%
White Plains923905-18-1.95%
Mortons Gap863846-17-1.97%
Hanson739729-10-1.35%
St. Charles277269-8-2.89%
Nebo236229-7-2.97%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990