Hickman County, Kentucky Population 2024

4,406

Hickman County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 4,406 with a growth rate of -0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hickman County, Kentucky is the 118th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 4,868 and has seen a growth of -9.49% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,366-8-0.18%
20284,374-8-0.18%
20274,382-8-0.18%
20264,390-8-0.18%
20254,398-8-0.18%
20244,406-8-0.18%
20234,414-8-0.18%
20224,422-8-0.18%
20214,430-100-2.21%
20204,5301653.78%
20194,365-59-1.33%
20184,424-107-2.36%
20174,531-91-1.97%
20164,622
20154,622-68-1.45%
20144,690-30-0.64%
20134,720-27-0.57%
20124,747-46-0.96%
20114,793-75-1.54%
20104,868
19905,566-499-8.23%
19806,065-199-3.18%
19706,264-483-7.16%
19606,747-1,031-13.26%
19507,778-1,364-14.92%
19409,1424174.78%
19308,725-1,519-14.83%
192010,244-1,506-12.82%
191011,75050.04%
190011,7451080.93%
189011,6379869.26%
188010,6512,19826%
18708,4531,44520.62%
18607,0082,21746.27%
18504,791-4,177-46.58%
18408,9683,77072.53%
18305,19883219.06%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.18% (-8)
County Website
Hickman County
County Seat
2010 Population
4,868
Area
242 mi²
Density
18 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.49% (-462)
Founded
1821

Hickman County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,87986.37%
Black or African American4229.4%
Two or more races1463.25%
Other race360.8%
Native American60.13%
Asian20.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hickman County, Kentucky Population by Race

Hickman County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Hickman County, Kentucky Median Age

46.6

Total

41.8

Male

50.5

Female

Hickman County, Kentucky Adults

There are 3,597 adults, (1,102 of whom are seniors) in Hickman County, Kentucky.

Hickman County, Kentucky Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hickman County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female2,33852.06%
Male2,15347.94%

Hickman County, Kentucky Population by Age

Hickman County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6212.6976.823.2
Married8972.948614
Non Family4801.1274.425.6
Female1814.9254.745.3
Male634.7328.671.4
showing: 5 rows

3.2

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hickman County, Kentucky 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

Hickman County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hickman County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 47.62%.

Hickman County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,166

Average Earnings

$56,358

Average Male

$31,494

Average Female

Hickman County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hickman County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hickman County, Kentucky Language

98.09% of Hickman County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Hickman County, Kentucky Language

Hickman County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,73851713.83%
Black40513934.32%
Multiple1465940.41%
Hispanic10088%
Native66100%
Other36513.89%
showing: 6 rows

16.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.87%

Male Poverty Rate

16.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hickman County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hickman County, Kentucky is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hickman County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.15%.

Hickman County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.61%
High School13.87%
Bachelors or Greater7.52%
Some College6.2%
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Hickman County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.36%
Female Unemployed17.78%
Female Employed6.84%
Male Employed4.52%
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Hickman County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hickman County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hickman County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hickman County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hickman County, Kentucky 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.

Hickman County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hickman County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

239

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Hickman County, Kentucky Veterans by War

count

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Hickman County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Hickman County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Hickman County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hickman County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hickman County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hickman County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hickman County, Kentucky 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

63.88%

Born in Hickman County, Kentucky

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.31% of Hickman County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 63.88% having been born in Kentucky. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hickman County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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