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Hawesville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Hawesville had a population of 1,009 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hawesville is located at latitude 37.8921 and longitude -86.7555 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hawesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.

The City of Hawesville (GNIS ID: 2404664) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hawesville is located within Hawesville Division of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hawesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hawesville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,009
Population in Households 1,009
Population in Familes 878
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 624
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 414
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 309
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 328 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $84,474
Average Home Value $107,067


Median Household Income $48,784
Average Household Income $61,624
Per Capita Income $23,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.61%
Households 0.84% 0.76%
Families 2.3% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hawesville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hawesville to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 238 56th
Population Density1 # 349 36th
Diversity Index2 # 400 26th
Median Household Income # 174 68th
Per Capita Income # 182 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.