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Madisonville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Madisonville had a population of 19,500 as of July 1, 2015. Madisonville ranks in the upper 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 Madisonville is located at latitude 37.341 and longitude -87.5035 in Hopkins County. The formal boundaries for the City of Madisonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.83 sq. miles. Hopkins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The City of Madisonville (GNIS ID: 2404994) 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 Madisonville is located within Madisonville Division of Hopkins County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Madisonville 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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Madisonville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 19,500
Population in Households 18,793
Population in Familes 14,794
Population in Group Qrtrs 707
Population Density1 1,092
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 8,095
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 5,125
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,638 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,457 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 974 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $126,614
Average Home Value $163,020


Median Household Income $38,977
Average Household Income $51,283
Per Capita Income $21,647
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.05%
Households -0.04% 0.04%
Families -0.09% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.


Madisonville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madisonville 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 # 19 97th
Population Density1 # 233 56th
Diversity Index2 # 69 87th
Median Household Income # 268 49th
Per Capita Income # 220 58th

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