Hopkinsville, Kentucky Population 2020

29,886

Hopkinsville is a city located in Christian County, 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 Ky Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hopkinsville Ky 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.

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%

Hopkinsville Ky Population Pyramid 2020

Hopkinsville Ky Median Age

35.2


Total

33


Male

38.2


Female

Hopkinsville Ky Adults

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

Hopkinsville Ky Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hopkinsville Ky Sex Ratio

Female

16,522

52.48%

Male

14,961

47.52%

Hopkinsville Ky Households and Families

Hopkinsville Ky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hopkinsville Ky 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)

Hopkinsville Ky Education

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%

Hopkinsville Ky Educational Attainment by Race

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%.

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 Ky Language

Hopkinsville Ky Language by Age

Hopkinsville Ky Language

95.51% of Hopkinsville Ky 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 Ky Poverty

Hopkinsville Ky Poverty by Race

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 Ky

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hopkinsville Ky 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%.

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

Hopkinsville Ky Income

Hopkinsville Ky Income by Household Type

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

Hopkinsville Ky Marital Status

Hopkinsville Ky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hopkinsville Ky Married by Age and Sex

Hopkinsville Ky 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 Ky Marital Status by Race

Hopkinsville Ky Veterans

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
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,91112.35%
Black6189.28%
Hispanic719.01%
Hawaiian2946.03%
2 or More216.00%

$Hopkinsville Ky Veterans by Education

10.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hopkinsville Ky Employment Status

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hopkinsville Ky Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.19%

Born in Kentucky

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.61% of Hopkinsville Ky 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%