Hawesville, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hawesville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Hawesville had a population of 979 as of July 1, 2015. Hawesville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

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, 2015.

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Hawesville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 979
Population in Households 979
Population in Familes 853
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 783
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 297
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 313 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $112,912
Average Home Value $125,160


Median Household Income $55,597
Average Household Income $63,525
Per Capita Income $24,512
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.74%
Households 0.74% 0.79%
Families 2.42% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 237 55th
Population Density1 # 304 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 413 21st
Median Household Income # 127 76th
Per Capita Income # 163 69th

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