Hawesville is a city located in Hancock County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Hancock County. With a 2020 population of 1,039, it is the 225th largest city in Kentucky and the 14666th largest city in the United States. Hawesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,023 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Hawesville has a population density of 643 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hawesville is $59,516 with a poverty rate of 24.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $111,200. The median age in Hawesville is 39.8 years, 37.4 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hawesvillewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 45.00%.
99.55% of Hawesville residents speak only English, while 0.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Hawesville is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Hawesville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.76%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Hawesville
98.12% of Hawesville residents were born in the United States, with 66.63% having been born in Kentucky. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.