Hickman County KY Information


Hickman County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,730
Daytime Population: Workers 1,717
Daytime Population: Residents 2,895
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,612
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 4,518
Population in Familes 3,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 212
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $37,637
Average Household Income $51,204
Per Capita Income $21,985


Total Housing Units 2,318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,513 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 356 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $73,967
Average Home Value $94,498


Total Households 1,962
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,283
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 -0.49% -0.76%
Households -0.46% -0.76%
Families -0.65% -0.87%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


Hickman County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hickman County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 118 3rd
Population Density # 120 1st
Diversity Index # 29 77th
Median Household Income # 69 43rd
Per Capita Income # 46 63rd

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