Hopkinsville, Kentucky Population 2020

29,886
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Hopkinsville is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 29,886, it is the 11th largest city in Kentucky and the 1292nd largest city in the United States. Hopkinsville is currently declining at a rate of -1.87% annually and its population has decreased by -5.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,577 in 2010. Hopkinsville reached it's highest population of 32,933 in 2012. Spanning over 32 miles, Hopkinsville has a population density of 939 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hopkinsville is $51,719 with a poverty rate of 23.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $698 per month, and the median house value is $116,700. The median age in Hopkinsville is 35.2 years, 33 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males.

Hopkinsville Demographics

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

  • White: 63.88%
  • Black or African American: 30.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.60%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
The current population of Hopkinsville, Kentucky is 29,886, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,577.

Hopkinsville, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,11063.88%
Black or African American9,57730.42%
Two or More Races8192.60%
Asian3941.25%
Some Other Race3221.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native1480.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1130.36%
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Hopkinsville Population Pyramid 2020

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Hopkinsville Median Age

35.2


Total

33


Male

38.2


Female

Hopkinsville Adults

There are 23,278 adults, (4,922 of whom are seniors) in Hopkinsville.

Hopkinsville Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hopkinsville Sex Ratio

Female

16,522

52.48%

Male

14,961

47.52%

Hopkinsville Households and Families

Hopkinsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hopkinsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.1%33.9%
All46.6%53.4%
Non Family42%58%
Male27.2%72.8%
Female25.3%74.7%

46.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6112.3446.6
Non Family5,1671.1242
Married4,4573.2666.1
Female2,3763.0925.3
Male6113.0827.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hopkinsville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0615.18%
9th to 12th Grade2,15110.49%
High School Graduate6,46031.51%
Some College4,78623.35%
Associates Degree2,29311.19%
Bachelors Degree1,8519.03%
Graduate Degree1,8979.25%
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Hopkinsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,46111,5782,790
Black5,7144,723686
Hispanic7165044
Asian302264192
Multiple Races18213736
Other Race17174
Native American965313
Islander636327

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.58%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,275$32,721$26,481
Less Than High School$16,250$17,228$12,847
High School Grad$26,341$27,450$21,123
Some College$26,282$32,134$23,490
Bachelors Degree$53,107$69,881$37,772
Graduate Degree$48,354$64,432$45,989

$29,275

Average Earnings

$32,721

Average Male

$26,481

Average Female

Hopkinsville Language

Hopkinsville Language by Age

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Hopkinsville Language

95.51% of Hopkinsville residents speak only English, while 4.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Hopkinsville Poverty

Hopkinsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9653,28418.28%
Black9,0933,14634.60%
Hispanic1,27218714.70%
Multiple77517322.32%
Islander113113100.00%
Other2864114.34%
Native132118.33%

23.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.89%

Male Poverty Rate

27.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hopkinsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hopkinsville is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hopkinsville is Native, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.81%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.97%
High School23.92%
Some College16.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.62%
Male Unemployed39.67%
Female Employed14.81%
Male Employed8.17%

Hopkinsville Income

Hopkinsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,669$51,719
Families$48,175$65,052
Married Families$70,570-
Non Families$22,344$30,277
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Hopkinsville Marital Status

Hopkinsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hopkinsville Married by Age and Sex

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Hopkinsville 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 Marital Status by Race

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Hopkinsville Veterans

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2,579

Number of Veterans

2,389

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam878
Second Gulf War615
First Gulf War571
Korea263
World War II27
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54735
75+558
65 to 74500
55 to 64397
18 to 34389
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,91112.35%
Black6189.28%
Hispanic719.01%
Hawaiian2946.03%
2 or More216.00%

Hopkinsville Veterans by Education

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10.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hopkinsville Employment Status

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.19%

Born in Kentucky

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.61% of Hopkinsville residents were born in the United States, with 64.19% having been born in Kentucky. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,886-570-1.87%
201930,456-570-1.84%
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%