Tompkinsville, Kentucky Population 2022

2,291
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Tompkinsville is a city located in Monroe County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Monroe County. With a 2020 population of 2,291, it is the 152nd largest city in Kentucky and the 10210th largest city in the United States. Tompkinsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -16.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,748 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Tompkinsville has a population density of 698 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tompkinsville is $42,441 with a poverty rate of 41.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $523 per month, and the median house value is $75,300. The median age in Tompkinsville is 37.6 years, 32.8 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Tompkinsville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tompkinsvillewas:

  • White: 89.37%
  • Black or African American: 7.10%
  • Two or more races: 2.55%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Tompkinsville, Kentucky is 2,291 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,748.

Tompkinsville, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Tompkinsville Population by Race

Tompkinsville Population Pyramid 2022

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Tompkinsville Median Age

36


Total

31.8


Male

38.1


Female

Tompkinsville Adults

There are 1,987 adults, (447 of whom are seniors) in Tompkinsville.

Tompkinsville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Tompkinsville Sex Ratio

Female

1,451

52.80%

Male

1,297

47.20%

Tompkinsville Population by Age

Tompkinsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tompkinsville Household Types

50.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tompkinsville Households and Families

2.82

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Tompkinsville Households by Type

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Tompkinsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tompkinsville Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 11.94%.

Tompkinsville Educational Attainment by Race

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$28,910

Average Earnings

$33,292

Average Male

$26,194

Average Female

Tompkinsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tompkinsville Language by Age

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Tompkinsville Language

95.06% of Tompkinsville residents speak only English, while 4.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Tompkinsville Language

Tompkinsville Poverty by Race

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41.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.11%

Male Poverty Rate

47.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tompkinsville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tompkinsville is Hispanic, with 8.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.60%.

Tompkinsville Poverty

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Tompkinsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Tompkinsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tompkinsville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Tompkinsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Tompkinsville Married by Age and Sex

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Tompkinsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Tompkinsville Marital Status by Race

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Tompkinsville Marital Status

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73

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Tompkinsville Veterans by War

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Tompkinsville Veterans by Age

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Tompkinsville Veterans by Race

Tompkinsville Veterans by Education

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8.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tompkinsville Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tompkinsville Employment by Age

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Tompkinsville Employment by Race

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Tompkinsville Employment by Education

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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82.97%

Born in Tompkinsville

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Tompkinsville residents were born in the United States, with 82.97% having been born in Kentucky. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tompkinsville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Tompkinsville Population by Year