Hopkins County, Kentucky Population 2020

Hopkins County, Kentucky's estimated population is 44,466 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hopkins County, Kentucky is the 25th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202044,466-301-0.67%
201944,767-301-0.67%
201845,068-301-0.66%
201745,369-259-0.57%
201645,628-449-0.97%
201546,077-100-0.22%
201446,177-265-0.57%
201346,442-179-0.38%
201246,621-225-0.48%
201146,84660.01%
201046,8407141.55%
199046,126-48-0.10%
198046,1748,00720.98%
197038,167-291-0.76%
196038,458-357-0.92%
195038,8151,0262.72%
194037,7893400.91%
193037,4493,3169.71%
192034,133-158-0.46%
191034,2913,29610.63%
190030,9957,49031.87%
189023,5054,38322.92%
188019,1225,29538.29%
187013,8271,95216.44%
186011,875-566-4.55%
185012,4413,27035.66%
18409,1712,40835.61%
18306,7631,44127.08%
18205,3222,35879.55%
18102,9640.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.67%
County Website
Founded
1806
County Seat
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Hopkins County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,08189.96%
Black or African American2,9076.37%
Two or More Races1,0162.22%
Asian2900.64%
Some Other Race2030.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1630.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Hopkins County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Hopkins County, Kentucky Median Age

41.9


Total

39.4


Male

43.5


Female

Hopkins County, Kentucky Adults

There are 35,109 adults, (7,954 of whom are seniors) in Hopkins County, Kentucky.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hopkins County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

23,445

51.34%

Male

22,219

48.66%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Households and Families

Hopkins County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hopkins County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All69.1%30.9%
Male63.4%36.6%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female42.4%57.6%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,5602.4169.1
Married9,5842.9583.7
Non Family5,9671.2156.7
Female2,3353.142.4
Male6742.8963.4

2.9

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hopkins County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7795.60%
9th to 12th Grade2,4997.87%
High School Graduate13,18641.54%
Some College6,22419.61%
Associates Degree2,9869.41%
Bachelors Degree2,8999.13%
Graduate Degree2,1706.84%
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Hopkins County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,83124,8974,534
Black2,0411,852318
Hispanic47935267
Multiple Races17614810
Asian156156113
Other Race13611432
Native American757534

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.44%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,858$44,476$27,017
Less Than High School$20,702$30,208$13,977
High School Grad$31,550$42,209$22,719
Some College$35,698$51,014$25,799
Bachelors Degree$40,440$48,397$36,566
Graduate Degree$52,500$65,885$46,659

$35,858

Average Earnings

$44,476

Average Male

$27,017

Average Female

Hopkins County, Kentucky Language

Hopkins County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Hopkins County, Kentucky Language

98.23% of Hopkins County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Poverty

Hopkins County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,3426,22615.83%
Black2,78991532.81%
Hispanic88242147.73%
Multiple93235037.55%
Native1639658.90%
Other1668249.40%

17.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.79%

Male Poverty Rate

19.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hopkins County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hopkins County, Kentucky is Native, with 58.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hopkins County, Kentucky is White, with 15.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.62%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.81%
High School17.76%
Some College10.43%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.48%
Male Unemployed38.31%
Female Employed8.41%
Male Employed5.16%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Income

Hopkins County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,738$58,611
Families$58,096$69,251
Married Families$67,341-
Non Families$24,174$33,488
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Hopkins County, Kentucky Marital Status

Hopkins County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hopkins County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Hopkins County, Kentucky 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 55-64.

Hopkins County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans

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2,907

Number of Veterans

2,581

Male Veterans

326

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,048
First Gulf War686
Second Gulf War375
Korea167
World War II51
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54827
65 to 74808
75+580
55 to 64557
18 to 34135
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5297.86%
Black34015.06%
Indian2330.67%
Hispanic152.75%
2 or More155.17%

Hopkins County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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9.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hopkins County, Kentucky Employment Status

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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76.60%

Born in Kentucky

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Hopkins County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 76.60% having been born in Kentucky. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990