Tompkinsville, Kentucky Population 2024

2,327

Tompkinsville is a city located in Monroe County Kentucky. Tompkinsville has a 2024 population of 2,327. It is also the county seat of Monroe County.Tompkinsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 1.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,295 in 2020.

The average household income in Tompkinsville is $54,084 with a poverty rate of 27.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tompkinsville is 37.7 years, 37 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Tompkinsville Demographics

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

  • White: 84.11%
  • Black or African American: 10.82%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Other race: 2.3%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
708.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.39% (32)
The current population of Tompkinsville, Kentucky is 2,327 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,295.

Tompkinsville, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,27084.11%
Black or African American29210.82%
Two or more races752.78%
Other race622.3%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tompkinsville Population by Race

Tompkinsville Population Pyramid 2024

Tompkinsville Median Age

37.7

Total

37

Male

37.9

Female

Tompkinsville Adults

There are 1,928 adults, (463 of whom are seniors) in Tompkinsville.

Tompkinsville Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Tompkinsville Sex Ratio

Female1,47754.72%
Male1,22245.28%

Tompkinsville Population by Age

Tompkinsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1382.2454.145.9
Non Family4751.1267.832.2
Female3152.6324.875.2
Married2853.3969.130.9
Male633.5130.269.8
showing: 5 rows

2.93

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tompkinsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tompkinsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tompkinsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 51.16%.

Tompkinsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,092

Average Earnings

$35,875

Average Male

$36,176

Average Female

Tompkinsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tompkinsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tompkinsville Language

95.42% of Tompkinsville residents speak only English, while 4.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

Tompkinsville Language

Tompkinsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,14056726.5%
Black2659335.09%
Hispanic1352720%
Other622235.48%
Multiple6922.9%
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27.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.1%

Male Poverty Rate

27.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tompkinsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tompkinsville is Other, with 35.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tompkinsville is Multiple, with 2.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.01%.

Tompkinsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.87%
High School22.68%
Bachelors or Greater13.02%
Some College5.52%
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Tompkinsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.18%
Female Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed15.89%
Male Employed12.31%
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Tompkinsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tompkinsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tompkinsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

24.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tompkinsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tompkinsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Tompkinsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tompkinsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Tompkinsville Veterans by War

count

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Tompkinsville Veterans by Age

count

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Tompkinsville Veterans by Race

Tompkinsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tompkinsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Tompkinsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tompkinsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tompkinsville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.55%

Born in Tompkinsville

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.63% of Tompkinsville residents were born in the United States, with 75.55% having been born in Kentucky. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Tompkinsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,402150.63%
20282,387150.63%
20272,372150.64%
20262,357150.64%
20252,342150.64%
20242,327150.65%
20232,312150.65%
20222,297150.66%
20212,282-13-0.57%
20202,295411.82%
20192,254-23-1.01%
20182,277271.2%
20172,25080.36%
20162,242-20-0.88%
20152,262-15-0.66%
20142,277-10-0.44%
20132,287-32-1.38%
20122,319-17-0.73%
20112,336-14-0.6%
20102,350
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Tompkinsville Population by Year