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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 234,125 233,424 232,724 230,895 227,565  
  Hopkins County 46,560 46,341 46,281 45,904 45,547  
 Dawson Springs2,7502,7422,7412,7192,677 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Hopkins County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,253 20.3 48,653 21.4  
  16-24 4,603 10.1 29,117 12.8  
  25-44 11,005 24.2 56,835 25.0  
  45-64 12,489 27.4 55,974 24.6  
  65-84 7,304 16.0 32,642 14.3  
  85 and older 893 2.0 4,344 1.9  
  Median Age 41.1   37.6    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Hopkins County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 41,083 90.2 193,838 85.2  
  Black or African American 3,079 6.8 25,233 11.1  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 116 0.3 976 0.4  
  Asian 319 0.7 1,925 0.8  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 32 0.1 407 0.2  
  Other/Multirace 918 2.0 5,186 2.3  
  Hispanic Origin 943 2.1 9,095 4.0  
  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  
  Hopkins County 45,565 44,661 43,549 42,293  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Hopkins County $32,099 $36,460 13.6 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $28,429- $32,674 $30,656- $36,794    
  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.