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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 236,107 234,125 233,424 232,724 230,895  
  Hopkins County 46,707 46,560 46,341 46,281 45,904  
 Dawson Springs2,7572,7502,7422,7412,719 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Hopkins County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,352 20.4 49,901 21.6  
  16-24 4,624 10.1 29,624 12.8  
  25-44 11,051 24.1 57,780 25.0  
  45-64 12,724 27.7 56,914 24.6  
  65-84 7,246 15.8 32,328 14.0  
  85 and older 907 2.0 4,348 1.9  
  Median Age 41.1   37.4    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Hopkins County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 41,441 90.3 196,896 85.3  
  Black or African American 3,090 6.7 25,398 11.0  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 107 0.2 984 0.4  
  Asian 304 0.7 2,104 0.9  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 35 0.1 410 0.2  
  Other/Multirace 927 2.0 5,103 2.2  
  Hispanic Origin 895 1.9 9,008 3.9  
  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  
  Hopkins County 45,565 44,661 43,549 42,293  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Hopkins County $31,156 $36,518 17.2 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,962- $32,766 $31,472- $37,011    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Hopkins County 18,394 2.47 $43,169  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.