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Hanson, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Hanson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Hanson.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hopkins County at latitude 37.4173 and longitude -87.4808. Hopkins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hanson (see map) encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hanson: Jones Stand, The Villiage.

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Hanson, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanson to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 284 46th
Population Density1 # 456 13th
Diversity Index2 # 391 26th
Median Household Income # 118 78th
Per Capita Income # 138 74th

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

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Hanson, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 749
Population in Households 735
Population in Familes 648
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 285
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 259
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 197
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $127,222
Average Home Value $138,229
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,317
Average Household Income $66,762
Per Capita Income $26,070
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.22% 0.08%
Households 0.46% 0.15%
Families 1.49% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.

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