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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 403,284 407,415 410,281 410,737 413,347  
  Christian County 74,246 73,962 73,484 72,351 70,416  
 Hopkinsville32,58032,49732,28431,81130,789 
 Oak Grove7,4877,4827,4637,3707,266 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Christian County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 17,364 24.7 94,470 22.9  
  16-24 12,856 18.3 55,377 13.4  
  25-44 18,782 26.7 117,369 28.4  
  45-64 12,842 18.2 92,741 22.4  
  65-84 7,444 10.6 47,710 11.5  
  85 and older 1,128 1.6 5,680 1.4  
  Median Age 28.4   34.6    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Christian County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 50,479 71.7 323,315 78.2  
  Black or African American 15,632 22.2 65,661 15.9  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 522 0.7 2,416 0.6  
  Asian 1,140 1.6 6,605 1.6  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 274 0.4 1,241 0.3  
  Other/Multirace 2,369 3.4 14,109 3.4  
  Hispanic Origin 5,474 7.8 28,817 7.0  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Christian County 74,027 73,999 73,725 73,599  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Christian County $32,061 $36,146 12.7 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $27,761- $43,485 $30,656- $39,176    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Christian County 25,382 2.66 $40,253  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.