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Population (year 2000): 30,089. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,821 (-4.2% change)
Males: 14,079 (46.8%), Females: 16,010 (53.2%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $30,419 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Hopkinsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.3%)
  • Black (30.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (17.2%), Irish (7.4%), English (7.2%), German (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Subsaharan African (1.4%).

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Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 24.0 square miles

Hopkinsville,

For population 25 years and over in Hopkinsville

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hopkinsville city

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

1.6% Foreign born

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



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Clarksville, (22.3 miles pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Nashville-Davidson, (69.5 miles pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (345.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY (10.7 miles Pembroke, KY (13.4 miles Crofton, Campbell North, KY (14.1 miles Fort Grove, KY (14.4 miles Oak LaFayette, KY (17.8 miles) , KY (18.1 miles Trenton, TN Clarksville, (22.3 miles KY (22.6 miles Cadiz,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 80 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 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

Latitude: 36.85 N, Longitude: 87.49 W

Area code: 270


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.7%), Manufacturing (21.7%), Retail trade (13.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,803 (+25.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,887 (79.1%)


 

Crime in Hopkinsville by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 4 1
    per 100,000 10.0 13.3 3.3
Rapes 25 21 15
    per 100,000 83.1 69.8 49.9
Robberies 58 62 56
    per 100,000 192.8 206.1 186.1
Assaults 33 48 47
    per 100,000 109.7 159.5 156.2
Burglaries 515 526 412
    per 100,000 1711.6 1748.1 1369.3
Thefts 1,300 1,240 1,222
    per 100,000 4320.5 4121.1 4061.3
Auto thefts 74 74 59
    per 100,000 245.9 245.9 196.1
435.3 441.8 384.3


Average climate in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hopkinsville,

Hopkinsville-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.8 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 4/29/1963, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Artose Pinner - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Jan 5, 1978), Tyrone Hopson - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: May 28, 1976), Ravi Moss - College basketball player (Kentucky Wildcats), Ryan Isom - College basketball player (Austin Peay Governors).


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


Hospitals/medical centers in Hopkinsville:
  • FHC CUMBERLAND HALL (210 WEST 17TH STREET)
  • JENNIE STUART MEDICAL CENTER INC (320 WEST 18TH STREET)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSP (RUSSELLVILLE ROAD PO BOX 2200)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hopkinsville:
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 13 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; ID: HOP)
  • OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY (about 65 miles; OWENSBORO, KY; ID: OWB)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 75 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hopkinsville:
  • HOPKINSVILLE-CHRISTIAN COUNTY (about 3 miles; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; ID: HVC)
  • OUTLAW FIELD (about 18 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; ID: CKV)
  • STANDARD FIELD (about 23 miles; ELKTON, KY; ID: 1M6)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 20 $41,599 $24,959 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,824 $21,888 0 $0
Firefighters 80 $234,184 $35,127 0 $0
Water Supply 22 $60,194 $32,833 0 $0
Financial Administration 13 $36,918 $34,078 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $14,030 $21,045 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 61 $119,505 $23,509 0 $0
Other Government Administration 21 $60,247 $34,426 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $19,474 $29,211 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 37 $107,764 $34,950 5 $3,839
Housing and Community Development(Local) 25 $62,541 $30,019 1 $1,266
Sewerage 14 $38,486 $32,988 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 68 $194,418 $34,309 0 $0
Totals for Government 378 $991,186 $31,466 6 $5,105


Colleges/Universities in Hopkinsville:
  • HOPKINSVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,446; Location: 720 NORTH DR; Public; Website: www.hopcc.kctcs.net/)
  • RETS MEDICAL AND BUSINESS INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 275; Location: 4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: www.retsaec.com)
  • KENTUCKY TECH-CHRISTIAN COUNTY AREA TECHNOLOGY CTR (Location: 705 N ELM ST; Public)
  • HEADS BEAUTY COLLEGE OF HOPKINSVILLE (Location: 409 S MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hopkinsville:
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 66 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,654)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)
Public high schools in Hopkinsville:
  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,338; Location: 220 GLASS AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HOPKINSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,005; Location: 430 KOFFMAN DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY DAY TREATMENT CTR ALT (Students: 29; Location: 731 E SECOND ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY CAREER TECH CENTER (Location: 705 N ELM ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Hopkinsville:
  • UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS ACADEMY (Students: 370; Location: PO BOX 1070 1300 ACADEMY DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 350; Location: PO BOX 273; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Hopkinsville:
  • CHRISTIAN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 833; Location: 210 GLASS AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOPKINSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 649; Location: 434 KOFFMAN DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTH DRIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 556; Location: 831 NORTH DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MILLBROOKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 556; Location: 415 MILLBROOKE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • INDIAN HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 498; Location: 313 BLANE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HOLIDAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 3910 NASSAU CIRCLE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MORNINGSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 313 MORNINGSIDE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BELMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 814 BELMONT ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SINKING FORK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 331; Location: 5005 PRINCETON RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LACY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 12015 GREENVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Hopkinsville:
  • SS PETER & PAUL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 902 EAST NINTH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST BAPTIST WEEKDAY MINISTRI (Students: 103; Location: 1400 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH KINDERG (Students: 26; Location: 216 E 6TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Hopkinsville:
  • HOPKINSVILLE-CHRISTIAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $439,701; Location: 1101 BETHEL STREET; 82,772 books; 1,968 audio materials; 3,140 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Hookinsville Country Club (A).

Churches in Hopkinsville include: Allen Grove Church (A), Millbrooke Church (B), Westview Church (C), Edgewood Chapel (D), Blooming Grove Church (E), Longview Church (F), Christian Heights Church (G), Highland Chapel (H).

Cemeteries: Cave Spring Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2).

Creek: White Creek (A).


Hopkinsville compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

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)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

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.)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WKDZ-FM (106.5 FM; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCKV-LP (Channel 49; CLARKSVILLE, ETC., TN; Owner: TN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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