Hopkins County KY Information


Hopkins County Subdivisions

Hopkins County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 46,758
Population in Households 45,672
Population in Familes 37,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,086
Population Density2 86
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $41,530
Average Household Income $56,320
Per Capita Income $23,153


Total Housing Units 21,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,334 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,597 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,249 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $101,277
Average Home Value $126,305


Total Households 18,931
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 12,873
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 -0.04% -0.26%
Households -0.03% -0.26%
Families -0.22% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


Hopkins County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopkins County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 21 83rd
Population Density # 41 67th
Diversity Index # 33 74th
Median Household Income # 49 60th
Per Capita Income # 43 65th

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