Hindman, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Hindman, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Hindman had a population of 781 as of July 1, 2018. Hindman ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Hindman is located at latitude 37.3359 and longitude -82.9804 in Knott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hindman (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,119 feet.

The City of Hindman (GNIS ID: 2404702) 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 Hindman is located within Hindman Division of Knott County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hindman: Fork of Troublesome.

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


Total Population 781
Population in Households 740
Population in Familes 613
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 251
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $40,031
Average Household Income $51,736
Per Capita Income $21,470


Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $90,278
Average Home Value $112,500


Total Households 317
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 212
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.06% -0.21%
Households 0.12% -0.13%
Families 0.29% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Hindman, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hindman to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 278 49th
Population Density # 477 12th
Diversity Index # 413 24th
Median Household Income # 301 44th
Per Capita Income # 327 40th

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