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Hawesville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Hawesville had a population of 952 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Hawesville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 952
Daytime Population: Workers 687
Daytime Population: Residents 509
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,196
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 952
Population in Familes 829
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 589
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $50,968
Average Household Income $65,306
Per Capita Income $25,067


Total Housing Units 444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $91,331
Average Home Value $115,291


Total Households 387
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 288
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.22% -0.13%
Households -0.21% -0.16%
Families 1.0% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

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, 2017 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 # 242 55th
Population Density # 356 34th
Diversity Index # 414 24th
Median Household Income # 169 69th
Per Capita Income # 186 66th

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