Hopkinsville, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 30,789 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 14,946  (48.5%)
Females: 15,843  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 42240, 42262.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,352 (it was $30,419 in 2000)
Hopkinsville:

$39,352
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,685 (it was $15,796 in 2000)

Hopkinsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,676 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Hopkinsville:

$123,676
KY:

$141,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $688.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hopkinsville: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.7%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for American Indian residents, 20.5% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hopkinsville, KY (2017)
    • 19,34060.5%White alone
    • 9,72730.4%Black alone
    • 1,4184.4%Hispanic
    • 1,0863.4%Two or more races
    • 4291.3%Asian alone
    • 870.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.03%Other race alone

Races in Hopkinsville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 108 registered sex offenders living in Hopkinsville, Kentucky as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hopkinsville is 302 to 1.


Crime rates in Hopkinsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.4)
3
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
4
(12.4)
1
(3.1)
2
(6.3)
5
(15.0)
3
(9.2)
2
(6.1)
4
(12.4)
1
(3.1)
2
(6.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
26
(89.2)
17
(58.5)
14
(44.0)
16
(49.5)
26
(80.6)
28
(88.1)
14
(44.4)
19
(57.1)
16
(48.9)
19
(58.0)
15
(46.6)
20
(63.0)
19
(62.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
52
(178.4)
52
(179.0)
65
(204.3)
43
(133.2)
42
(130.2)
47
(147.8)
56
(177.8)
28
(84.2)
40
(122.3)
39
(119.1)
44
(136.6)
23
(72.4)
25
(81.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
67
(229.9)
69
(237.5)
108
(339.4)
42
(130.1)
57
(176.7)
37
(116.4)
62
(196.8)
55
(165.4)
43
(131.5)
37
(113.0)
31
(96.2)
35
(110.2)
39
(127.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
409
(1,403)
388
(1,336)
438
(1,376)
388
(1,201)
335
(1,038)
383
(1,205)
391
(1,241)
341
(1,025)
220
(672.8)
236
(720.5)
202
(626.9)
186
(585.6)
228
(745.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,253
(4,299)
1,227
(4,224)
1,135
(3,567)
849
(2,629)
868
(2,690)
866
(2,724)
936
(2,972)
890
(2,676)
763
(2,334)
785
(2,397)
672
(2,086)
689
(2,169)
701
(2,290)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(240.2)
91
(313.3)
84
(264.0)
55
(170.3)
50
(155.0)
58
(182.4)
56
(177.8)
38
(114.3)
38
(116.2)
43
(131.3)
48
(149.0)
47
(148.0)
68
(222.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(27.4)
9
(31.0)
N/A10
(31.0)
10
(31.0)
11
(34.6)
7
(22.2)
3
(9.0)
2
(6.1)
5
(15.3)
1
(3.1)
9
(28.3)
3
(9.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)467.1456.2424.5320.9356.3352.2360.9322.1270.2273.7261.5240.0274.3

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City-data.com crime index in Hopkinsville, KY

Crime rate in Hopkinsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 111 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (17.8%), European (6.4%), African (6.3%), Irish (6.0%), English (5.1%), German (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1853

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 24.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,281 people per square mile   (low).

Hopkinsville, Kentucky map

772 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.5%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,265 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $805 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (21.7 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (62.8 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (345.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pembroke, KY (3.0 miles ),
Gracey, KY (3.1 miles),
Crofton, KY (3.7 miles ),
Fort Campbell, KY (3.7 miles ),
Fort Campbell North, KY (3.7 miles ),
Oak Grove, KY (3.8 miles ),
Cerulean, KY (3.8 miles ),
Trenton, KY (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.85 N, Longitude: 87.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,431 (+37.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,654 (86.3%)

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Hopkinsville, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hopkinsville, KY in 2017
Hopkinsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1998: 85 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1999: 104 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2006: 72 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2007: 164 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2008: 51 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2013: 59 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2015: 35 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2016: 34 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2017: 38 buildings, average cost: $134,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Hopkinsville, KY residents
Average permit cost in Hopkinsville, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Hopkinsville, KY
Historical housing units in Hopkinsville, KY
Most common industries in Hopkinsville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Apparel (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.3%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Apparel (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Hopkinsville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hopkinsville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Hopkinsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Hopkinsville city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hopkinsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from Hopkinsville center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from Hopkinsville center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.0 miles away from Hopkinsville center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Christian County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hopkinsville topographic map

Main business address for: HOPFED BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals in Hopkinsville:

  • FHC CUMBERLAND HALL (210 WEST 17TH STREET)
  • JENNIE STUART MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 320 WEST 18TH STREET)
  • PENNYROYAL HOSPICE INC (101 WEST 18TH STREET)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (RUSSELLVILLE ROAD PO BOX 2200)

Nursing Homes in Hopkinsville:

  • BRADFORD HEIGHTS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (950 HIGHPOINT DR.)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER (200 STERLING DR.)
  • COVINGTON'S CONVALESCENT CENTER (115 CAYCE ST)
  • PINECREST MANOR ICF (HIGHPOINT DR BOX 614)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSP (RUSSELLVILLE RD BOX 2200)
  • WESTERN STATE NURSING FACILITY (2400 RUSSELLVILLE ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Hopkinsville:

  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY DIALYSIS (200 BURLEY AVE)
  • HOPKINSVILLE DIALYSIS (1914 SOUTH VIRGINIA STREET)

Home Health Centers in Hopkinsville:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (540 NOEL AVENUE)
  • LIFELINE HEALTH CARE OF LINCARE (2002 SOUTH VIRGINIA STREET)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Hopkinsville:

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Colleges/Universities in Hopkinsville:

  • Hopkinsville Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,269; Location: 720 North Dr.; Public; Website: hopkinsville.kctcs.edu/)
  • Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville (Full-time enrollment: 276; Location: 4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hopkinsville:

  • Austin Peay State University (about 24 miles; Clarksville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,621)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 36 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Murray State University (about 50 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 57 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 58 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Tennessee State University (about 60 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 61 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,436)

Public high schools in Hopkinsville:

  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,322, Location: 220 GLASS AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • HOPKINSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,027, Location: 430 KOFFMAN DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY DAY TREATMENT (Location: 215 GLASS AVE, Grades: 8-12)
  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 4400 LAFAYETTE RD, Grades: 7-12)
  • CUMBERLAND HALL SCHOOL (Location: 270 WALTON WAY, Grades: 1-12)
  • 21ST CENTURY ACADEMY (Location: 210 GLASS AVE, Grades: 8-12)
  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY HOME/HOSPITAL (Location: 200 GLASS AVENUE, Grades: 1-12)

Private high schools in Hopkinsville:

  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 450, Location: 8349 EAGLE WAY, Grades: PK-12)
  • UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS ACADEMY (Students: 388, Location: 1300 ACADEMY DR, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Hopkinsville:

Private elementary/middle school in Hopkinsville:

  • STS PETER & PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 159, Location: 902 E 9TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Hopkinsville

Library in Hopkinsville:

  • HOPKINSVILLE-CHRISTIAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $431,633; Location: 1101 BETHEL STREET; 107,538 books; 3,611 audio materials; 5,499 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 87 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • birth place of Blues Great John Brim

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hopkinsville: Hookinsville Country Club (A), Hopkinsville - Christian County Emergency Medical Services (B), Hopkinsville Fire Department Station 4 (C), Hopkinsville Fire Department Station 3 (D), Hopkinsville Fire Department Station 2 (E), Hopkinsville Fire Department Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Hopkinsville: HOPFED BANCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hopkinsville include: Foston Chapel (A), Highland Chapel (B), Westview Church (C), Longview Church (D), Millbrooke Church (E), Allen Grove Church (F), Blooming Grove Church (G), Christian Heights Church (H), Edgewood Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cave Spring Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: White Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Pennyroyal Area Museum (217 East 9th Street) (1), Hopkinsville City - Director- Museum- Gift Shop (217 East 9th Street) (2), Roller Dome (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1230 Skyline Drive) (3), CC Range (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2299 Gospel Peace Road) (4), Creative Travel Agency Inc (Tours & Charters; 401 West 9th Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Miles Management Inc (1724 Marie Drive) (1), Little River Motel (131 North Main Street) (2), Holiday Inn (2910 Fort Campbell Boulevard) (3), Fairfield Inn Hopkinsville Ffi&St (345 Griffin Bell Drive) (4), Colonial Motel (320 North Main Street) (5), Travel Inn of Hopkinsville (1201 East 9th Street) (6), Econo Lodge Hopkinsville (2916 Fort Campbell Boulevard) (7), American Inn (1107 North Main Street) (8), Fairview Inn (1013 North Main Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau of Investigation (607 Hammond Plaza) (1), Christian County - Circuit Court Clerk- Probate (100 Justice Way) (2), Christian County - Circuit Court Judge Division I (100 Justice Way) (3), Kentucky State - District Court (Court House) (4), Friend Of The Court (605 South Main Street) (5), Kentucky State - Court Designated Worker (612 South Main Street) (6), Christian County - Judge-Executive- Administrative- Fiscal Court (515 Weber Street) (7), Christian County - District Court Judges (100 Justice Way) (8), Christian County - Circuit Court Judge Division Ii (100 Justice Way) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Barksdale Hamlett - Army general, Bell hooks - Writer, Edgar Cayce - Purported clairvoyant healer and psychic, Edward T. Breathitt - Governor of Kentucky, J. B. Matthews - Political activist, Joseph Ralston - General, Jerry Claiborne - Football player and coach, Artose Pinner - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Jan 5, 1978), Derek Smith (soccer) - Soccer player-coach, Ed Whitfield - Politician.

Christian County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hopkinsville and their reported violations in the past:

HOPKINSVILLE WATER ENVIRONMENTAL AUTH (Population served: 36,102, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHRISTIAN CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 15,824, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Hopkinsville in 2010:

  • 533 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 348 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 173 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 92 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 88 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 79 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 54 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Hopkinsville in 2000:

  • 451 people in nursing homes
  • 383 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 105 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 60 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with branches in Hopkinsville (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lafayette Road Branch, West End Branch, Hopkinsville Branch, Hopkinsville Fort Campbell Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Hopkinsville Northwest Branch, South Boulevard Branch, Hopkinsville Main Branch, Millbrooke Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Planters Bank, Inc.: at 1312 South Main Street, Indian Hills Branch, Boulevard Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $675.5 mil, Deposits: $521.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Planters Financial Group, Inc
  • United Southern Bank: Clinic Drive Branch, at 1813 East Ninth Street, Canton Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.2 mil, Deposits: $221.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Todd Bancshares, Inc.
  • Heritage Bank: Main Street Branch, Hopkinsville Blvd Branch, at 4155 Lafayette Rd. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,022.4 mil, Deposits: $800.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • Bank of Cadiz and Trust Company: Hopkinsville Branch at 2808 Fort Campbell Boulevard, branch established on 2005/04/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $104.6 mil, Deposits: $84.6 mil, headquarters in Cadiz, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Cadiz Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hopkinsville:

Marital status in Hopkinsville, KY
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hopkinsville:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hopkinsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hopkinsville, KY (based on Christian County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,64785
Mainline Protestant5,86331
Catholic3,2332
Black Protestant2,2789
Other6523
None34,282-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Here:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Christian County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Christian County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Here:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Christian County:

29.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Christian County:

8.7%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hopkinsville:

49.0%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hopkinsville:

45.4%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Hopkinsville:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hopkinsville:

19.9%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hopkinsville:

11.5%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hopkinsville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hopkinsville:

34.1%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.0%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.3%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hopkinsville, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 85$369,179$52,1190$0
Police Protection - Officers 81$318,713$47,2174$1,032
Other and Unallocable 68$256,069$45,1898$4,120
Solid Waste Management 46$147,366$38,4430$0
Electric Power 41$272,360$79,7156$1,728
Housing and Community Development (Local) 28$82,173$35,2174$5,079
Water Supply 23$84,438$44,0553$2,569
Sewerage 14$48,969$41,9731$443
Financial Administration 14$58,446$50,0972$1,860
Streets and Highways 11$34,769$37,9300$0
Police - Other 8$22,621$33,9320$0
Parks and Recreation 8$25,037$37,5560$0
Other Government Administration 6$30,917$61,83412$11,212
Fire - Other 2$5,124$30,7440$0
Totals for Government 435$1,756,181$48,44640$28,043

Hopkinsville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $310,000 ($10.07)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $6,699,000 ($217.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,883,000 ($158.60)
    Police Protection: $4,675,000 ($151.84)
    Central Staff Services: $4,546,000 ($147.65)
    Regular Highways: $1,399,000 ($45.44)
    General - Other: $739,000 ($24.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $622,000 ($20.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $605,000 ($19.65)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,753,000 ($186.85)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $49,000 ($1.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $664,000 ($21.57)
    Police Protection: $191,000 ($6.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $152,000 ($4.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $88,000 ($2.86)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($1.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($0.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,494,000 ($438.27)

Hopkinsville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,699,000 ($87.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,517,000 ($49.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $251,000 ($8.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $4,607,000 ($149.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $255,000 ($8.28)
    General Local Government Support: $195,000 ($6.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000 ($3.83)
    Interest Earnings: $91,000 ($2.96)
    Rents: $82,000 ($2.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $72,000 ($2.34)
    Sale of Property: $31,000 ($1.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $237,000 ($7.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $206,000 ($6.69)
    Highways: $16,000 ($0.52)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($0.36)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $15,875,000 ($515.61)
    Property: $5,092,000 ($165.38)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $4,184,000 ($135.89)
    Corporation Net Income: $1,726,000 ($56.06)
    Other Selective Sales: $328,000 ($10.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $127,000 ($4.12)
    Other License: $96,000 ($3.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $26,000 ($0.84)

Hopkinsville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $120,560,000 ($3915.68)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $118,705,000 ($3855.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,354,000 ($1667.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,847,000 ($1586.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,045,000 ($131.38)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,855,000 ($60.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,539,000 ($49.99)

Hopkinsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,102,000 ($328.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,705,000 ($3855.44)

12.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.64%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

0.65% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,610 average AGI)
Christian County:

0.65%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, TN  1.94% ($30,019 average AGI)
from Trigg County, KY  0.35% ($37,388)
from Honolulu County, HI  0.24% ($35,831)


15.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.92%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

0.52% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,209 average AGI)
Christian County:

0.52%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, TN  3.72% ($33,468 average AGI)
to Trigg County, KY  0.48% ($47,496)
to Honolulu County, HI  0.26% ($33,197)
Businesses in Hopkinsville, KY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Arby's2McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike1
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske2
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid2
FedEx3Rodeway Inn1
Ford1Ryan's Grill1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In2
GameStop2Sears1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Hardee's1Subway3
Hilton1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Honda1Toyota1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
KFC2UPS10
Kmart1Vans1
Kroger1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2
Long John Silver's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hopkinsville:

  • WHVO (1480 AM; 1 kW; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHOP (1230 AM; 1 kW; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMR (1370 AM; 1 kW; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WCTZ (1550 AM; 3 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: WINSTON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJQI (540 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hopkinsville:

  • WHOP-FM (98.7 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WNKJ (89.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WZZP (97.5 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • W246AG (97.1 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WKDZ-FM (106.5 FM; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W201BW (88.1 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hopkinsville:

  • W22CH (Channel 22; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKAG-CA (Channel 43; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY NEW ERA, INC.)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WCKV-LP (Channel 49; CLARKSVILLE, ETC., TN; Owner: TN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hopkinsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 151Number of bridges
  • 1,473ft / 449mTotal length
  • $7,786,000Total costs
  • 1,078,888Total average daily traffic
  • 160,140Total average daily truck traffic
  • 569,607Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hopkinsville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 131930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 411960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 201990-1999
  • 392000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hopkinsville, KY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hopkinsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 214 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hopkinsville, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hopkinsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hopkinsville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$118,146108$87,995296$92,75136$31,4533$66,583138$59,1230$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$157,2304$63,35815$74,7982$49,7100$01$18,0401$84,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$113,59624$73,031102$102,77927$27,0230$011$75,5183$35,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$135,9946$67,06738$106,4875$24,8540$04$83,1480$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$130,9473$121,67310$110,7860$00$01$39,9000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2001.00 , 2002.00, 2003.00, 2004.00, 2005.00, 2006.00, 2007.00, 2008.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$117,4548$111,663
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$75,6100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$107,0922$96,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$121,2951$146,050
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$102,9551$63,840

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2001.00 , 2002.00, 2003.00, 2004.00, 2005.00, 2006.00, 2007.00, 2008.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hopkinsville, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hopkinsville, KY - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 133. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 217 took place in 2012, and the least - 18 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hopkinsville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (37.3%), and Structure Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hopkinsville, KY
    • 79537.3%Outside Fires
    • 71533.6%Structure Fires
    • 39018.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 23010.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hopkinsville, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hopkinsville, Kentucky:

  • Belmont Lodge, 1201 E 9TH St, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 , Phone: (270) 886-8191
  • Holiday Inn Motel, 2910 Ft Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 , Phone: (270) 886-4413, Fax: (270) 886-4413
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 210 Richard Mills Dr, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 , Phone: (270) 886-8800, Fax: (270) 886-2612
  • Comfort Suites, 210 Harvey Way, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 , Phone: (270) 985-1101, Fax: (270) 985-1252
  • LaQuinta Inns & Suites, 345 Griffin Bell Dr, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 , Phone: (270) 632-6140, Fax: (270) 632-6141
  • TownePlace Suites Hopkinsville, 220 Richard Mills Dr, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 , Phone: (270) 887-2503, Fax: (270) 887-2503
  • Fairfield Inn Hopkinsville, 345 Griffin Bell Dr, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 , Phone: (800) 228-2800
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Most common first names in Hopkinsville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary50578.1 years
James47571.3 years
William35972.4 years
John31073.7 years
Robert25270.9 years
George17575.2 years
Charles15870.1 years
Thomas12973.1 years
Willie11277.2 years
Elizabeth10979.1 years
Most common last names in Hopkinsville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson17374.7 years
Jones14774.1 years
Smith13476.1 years
White12673.2 years
Brown10373.6 years
Boyd10075.6 years
Rogers9975.5 years
Williams9572.8 years
Moore9274.8 years
Thomas8876.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hopkinsville, KY
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hopkinsville, KY
  • 53.5%Electricity
  • 44.1%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood


Hopkinsville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 26 pilots and 47 other airmen in this city.
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