Hopkinsville is a city located in Christian County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Christian County. With a 2020 population of 31,100, it is the 11th largest city in Kentucky and the 1468th largest city in the United States. Hopkinsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,180 in 2020. Spanning over 32 miles, Hopkinsville has a population density of 977 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hopkinsville is $56,457 with a poverty rate of 23.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $117,500. The median age in Hopkinsville is 36.3 years, 34 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hopkinsvillewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.03%.
96.12% of Hopkinsville residents speak only English, while 3.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Hopkinsville is Islander, with 93.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Hopkinsville is Multiple, with 9.39% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.13%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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97.54% of Hopkinsville residents were born in the United States, with 64.37% having been born in Kentucky. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.