Hopkins County, Kentucky Population 2019

Hopkins County, Kentucky's estimated population is 45,369 with a growth rate of -0.57% 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
201845,068-301-0.66%
201745,369-259-0.57%
201645,628-449-0.97%
201546,077-100-0.22%
201446,177-265-0.57%
201346,442-179-0.38%
201246,621-225-0.48%
201146,84660.01%
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
White41,400
Black or African American2,874
Two or More Races1,087
Asian251
Some Other Race221
American Indian and Alaska Native152

Hopkins County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Hopkins County, Kentucky Median Age

41.3


Total

39.1


Male

43.1


Female

Hopkins County, Kentucky Adults

There are 35,314 adults, (7,844 of whom are seniors) in Hopkins County, Kentucky.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hopkins County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

23,632

51.39%

Male

22,353

48.61%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Households and Families

Hopkins County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hopkins County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All70.5%29.5%
Male66.4%33.6%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female45%55%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,5462.4370.5
Married9,585384
Non Family5,9201.1959.4
Female2,3802.9745
Male6613.2766.4

2.92

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hopkins County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8945.93%
9th to 12th Grade2,7108.49%
High School Graduate12,95740.58%
Some College6,44420.18%
Associates Degree2,9139.12%
Bachelors Degree2,8799.02%
Graduate Degree2,1346.68%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,00124,8474,488
Black2,0831,856328
Hispanic46829369
Multiple Races17512725
Other Race15313040
Asian13213279
Native American696919

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 59.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,174$42,382$25,642
Less Than High School$17,560$21,577$12,963
High School Grad$30,823$40,190$22,254
Some College$32,414$49,892$23,199
Bachelors Degree$40,724$49,688$36,432
Graduate Degree$48,244$60,804$43,874

$34,174

Average Earnings

$42,382

Average Male

$25,642

Average Female

Hopkins County, Kentucky Language

Hopkins County, Kentucky Language by Age

Hopkins County, Kentucky Language

98.05% of Hopkins County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Poverty

Hopkins County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,7996,21215.61%
Black2,75858521.21%
Hispanic85349157.56%
Multiple99236436.69%
Native15210569.08%
Other1868143.55%

17.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.18%

Male Poverty Rate

19.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hopkins County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hopkins County, Kentucky is Native, with 69.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hopkins County, Kentucky is White, with 15.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.11%
High School16.15%
Some College9.84%
Bachelors or Greater6.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.33%
Male Unemployed28.67%
Female Employed9.10%
Male Employed5.70%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Income

Hopkins County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,048$56,711
Families$56,627$67,146
Married Families$66,046-
Non Families$22,536$31,625

Hopkins County, Kentucky Marital Status

Hopkins County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans

3,072

Number of Veterans

2,759

Male Veterans

313

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,160
First Gulf War624
Second Gulf War418
Korea189
World War II73

Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6698.25%
Black38216.55%
Hispanic173.37%
2 or More114.47%
Indian1014.49%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hopkins County, Kentucky Employment Status

55%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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