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Population in 2012: 32,966 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 

Males: 16,029  (48.6%)
Females: 16,937  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  36.1 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42240, 42262.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,668 (it was $30,419 in 2000)
Hopkinsville:

$35,668
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,394

Hopkinsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,958 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Hopkinsville:

$114,958
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,725; Detached houses: $116,977; Townhouses or other attached units: $111,171; In 2-unit structures: $134,422; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,645; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,573; Mobile homes: $27,813

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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  • White alone - 18,922 (59.5%)
  • Black alone - 9,904 (31.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,707 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races - 915 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 247 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 65 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 38 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hopkinsville: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (17.1%), English (9.7%), Irish (8.2%), German (6.7%), Subsaharan African (4.3%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1853

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 24.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,372 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hopkinsville:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hopkinsville city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

1,046 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:  3.3%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Hopkinsville, Kentucky as of September 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hopkinsville to the number of sex offenders is 1,319 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $841 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $643 (0.6%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (63.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

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 ).

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.85 N, Longitude: 87.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,412 (+26.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,651 (75.1%)

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Hopkinsville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3411302412
per 100,000 9.813.63.53.410.30.06.212.43.16.3
Rapes 25211526171416262814
per 100,000 82.171.351.989.258.544.049.580.688.144.4
Robberies 58625652526543424756
per 100,000 190.4210.5193.9178.4179.0204.3133.2130.2147.8177.8
Assaults 334847676910842573762
per 100,000 108.3162.9162.8229.9237.5339.4130.1176.7116.4196.8
Burglaries 515526412409388438388335383391
per 100,000 1690.21785.71426.91403.31335.81376.41201.51038.31204.61241.3
Thefts 1,3001,2401,2221,2531,2271,135849868866936
per 100,000 4266.64209.54232.24299.24224.23566.62629.02690.22723.72971.5
Auto thefts 74745970918455505856
per 100,000 242.9251.2204.3240.2313.3264.0170.3155.0182.4177.8
Arson 19131289N/A1010117
per 100,000 62.444.141.627.431.0N/A31.031.034.622.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.1) 473.2494.1425.4467.8456.9425.1321.3356.9352.7361.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 100 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Hopkinsville, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.3%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-0.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hopkinsville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 131% 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 significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Hopkinsville center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/6/2003 at 12:29:34, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Hopkinsville center
On 6/20/2005 at 12:21:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, 3.6 MW, Depth: 13.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Christian County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Hopkinsville:

  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 200 BURLEY AVE)
  • HOPKINSVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1914 SOUTH VIRGINIA STREET)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 540 NOEL AVENUE)
  • LIFELINE HEALTH CARE OF LINCARE (Home Health Center, 2002 SOUTH VIRGINIA STREET)
  • FHC CUMBERLAND HALL (Hospital, 210 WEST 17TH STREET)
  • JENNIE STUART MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 320 WEST 18TH STREET)
  • PENNYROYAL HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 101 WEST 18TH STREET)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, RUSSELLVILLE ROAD PO BOX 2200)
  • BRADFORD HEIGHTS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, 950 HIGHPOINT DR.)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 200 STERLING DR.)
  • COVINGTON'S CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 115 CAYCE ST)
  • PINECREST MANOR ICF (Nursing Home, HIGHPOINT DR BOX 614)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSP (Nursing Home, RUSSELLVILLE RD BOX 2200)
  • WESTERN STATE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, 2400 RUSSELLVILLE ROAD)

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Colleges/Universities in Hopkinsville:

  • Hopkinsville Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,771; Location: 720 North Dr; Public; Website: www.hopkinsville.kctcs.edu/)
  • Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville (FT enrollment: 288; Location: 4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hopkinsville:

  • Austin Peay State University (about 24 miles; Clarksville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,264)
  • Murray State University (about 50 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 59 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • Tennessee State University (about 61 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,184)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 61 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,260)
  • Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc (about 62 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,537)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 62 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 11,691)

Public high schools in Hopkinsville:

Private high schools in Hopkinsville:

  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 444; Location: 8349 EAGLE WAY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS ACADEMY (Students: 331; Location: 1300 ACADEMY DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Hopkinsville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hopkinsville:

  • STS PETER & PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 902 E 9TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH KINDERGARTEN (Students: 39; Location: 216 E 6TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
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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:

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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

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

 
Christian County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.6. This is about average.
City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.53
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1

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

HOPKINSVILLE WATER ENVIRONMENTAL AUTH (Population served: 48359, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-1999), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-1999)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-1999), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1998. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2006)
CHRISTIAN CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 15873, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-1999), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-1999)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-1999), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-1998), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-1998), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-1998)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-1999), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.0%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 42.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 37.2% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hopkinsville, KY

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

Hopkinsville compared to Kentucky state average:

Hopkinsville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hopkinsville, Kentucky:

  • Belmont Lodge, 1201 E 9TH St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 , Phone: (270) 886-8191
  • Best Western Of Hopkinsville, 4101 FT Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 , Phone: (270) 886-9000, Fax: (270) 886-9000
  • Chicagoan Motel, 1013 N Main St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 , Phone: (270) 886-0525
  • Holiday Inn Motel, 2910 Ft Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 , Phone: (270) 886-4413, Fax: (270) 886-4413
  • Travel Inn Of Hopkinsville, 2625 FT Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 , Phone: (270) 886-5317
  • Rodeway Inn, 2923 FT Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 , Phone: (270) 885-1126
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 210 Richard Mills Dr, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 , Phone: (270) 886-8800, Fax: (270) 886-2612
  • Comfort Suites, 210 Harvey Way, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 , Phone: (270) 985-1101, Fax: (270) 985-1252
  • Fairfield Inn Hopkinsville, 345 Griffin Bell Dr, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 , Phone: (800) 228-2800
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hopkinsville travel time to work - commute


Hopkinsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Hopkinsville city (based on Christian County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.27%
Here45.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Churches of Christ
Adherents63.9%11.1%5.4%5.3%3.1%
Congregations39.8%13.9%1.9%8.3%8.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%1.1%1.0%6.4%
Congregations2.8%2.8%0.9%3.7%17.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Christian County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Christian County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Christian County:

29.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.7%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$18,164$21,7970$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,957$59,4840$0
Police Protection - Officers 73$249,221$40,9680$0
Police - Other 8$15,356$23,0340$0
Firefighters 79$247,687$37,6230$0
Fire - Other 1$1,975$23,7000$0
Streets and Highways 20$45,828$27,4970$0
Solid Waste Management 41$87,418$25,5860$0
Sewerage 13$36,925$34,0850$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,139$18,8340$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 34$75,429$26,6222$1,709
Water Supply 24$74,508$37,2540$0
Electric Power 32$177,120$66,4200$0
Other and Unallocable 28$95,884$41,0936$4,793
Totals for Government 366$1,133,611$37,1688$6,502

Hopkinsville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $27,770,000 ($842.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,976,000 ($211.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,349,000 ($192.59)
    Police Protection: $5,936,000 ($180.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,615,000 ($139.99)
    Central Staff Services: $3,642,000 ($110.48)
    Water Utilities: $2,095,000 ($63.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,851,000 ($56.15)
    Financial Administration: $687,000 ($20.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,549,000 ($137.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing and Community Development: $38,000 ($1.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $1,772,000 ($53.75)
    Central Staff Services: $528,000 ($16.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $179,000 ($5.43)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,585,000 ($321.09)

Hopkinsville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,337,000 ($131.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,217,000 ($36.92)
    All Other: $8,000 ($0.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,610,000 ($109.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $293,000 ($8.89)
    General Local Government Support: $86,000 ($2.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,097,000 ($93.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $176,000 ($5.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $75,000 ($2.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($0.30)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $28,066,000 ($851.36)
    Water Utilities: $3,899,000 ($118.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,664,000 ($50.48)
    Highways: $487,000 ($14.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $292,000 ($8.86)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $9,636,000 ($292.30)
    Property: $3,593,000 ($108.99)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,280,000 ($69.16)
    Corporation Net Income: $1,192,000 ($36.16)
    Public Utilities Sales: $475,000 ($14.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $237,000 ($7.19)
    Other License: $118,000 ($3.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000 ($0.55)

Hopkinsville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $72,231,000 ($2191.08)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $69,217,000 ($2099.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,500,000 ($1258.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,738,000 ($1235.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,562,000 ($138.39)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,800,000 ($115.27)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,014,000 ($91.43)

Hopkinsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,827,000 ($267.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $69,217,000 ($2099.65)

13.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.02%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

0.79% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,500 average AGI)
Christian County:

0.79%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, TN  3.31% ($21,955 average AGI)
from Trigg County, KY  0.35% ($30,160)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.25% ($26,407)


20.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

20.01%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

0.93% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,000 average AGI)
Christian County:

0.93%
Kentucky average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, TN  4.25% ($24,011 average AGI)
to Trigg County, KY  0.29% ($33,480)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.23% ($30,483)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Hopkinsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hopkinsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 154 (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: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (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: 130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hopkinsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 64
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Hopkinsville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hopkinsville, KY

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
Businesses in Hopkinsville, KY
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Arby's2McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Penske2
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid2
FedEx3Rodeway Inn1
GNC1Ryan's Grill1
GameStop2SONIC Drive-In2
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Starbucks1
Holiday Inn1Subway3
JCPenney1T-Mobile1
KFC2Taco Bell1
Kmart1U-Haul3
Kroger1UPS10
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture2Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's2
Marriott1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Hopkinsville, KY


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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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