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Demographics


Square Miles (Christian County) 721.32

Population by Census 2010 2000 1990 1980 1970
Hopkinsville 31,577 30,566 29,809 27,318 27,318
Christian County 73,955

73,834

68,941 66,878 56,224
MSA* 273,949 208,602 169,439 146,778

119,610

Labor Market Area 444,095

366,848

312,724

287,977

241,844

* Includes Christian and Trigg counties in Kentucky and Montgomery and Stewart counties in Tennessee.
** MSA counties plus Caldwell, Hopkins, Muhlenberg and Todd counties in Kentucky and Robertson county in Tennessee.


2012 Demographic Estimates Christian County Hopkinsville Oak Grove
Total Population 75,098 32,071 7,618
Total Households 26,341 12,989 2,804
%Female 49.12 52.54 49.23
%Male 50.88 47.46 50.77
Population Density (Per sq. mile) 104.67 615.97 336.60

Age: Christian County Hopkinsville Oak Grove
Age 0-4 9.6% 7.7% 15.8%
Age 5-14 15.4% 13.5% 15.5%
Age 15-19 6.5% 6.2% 4.2%
Age 20-24 10.4% 6.9% 15.4%
Age 25-34 16.4% 13.9% 27.8%
Age 35-44 11.2% 11.8% 9.4%
Age 45-54 10.7% 13.4% 6.3%
Age 55-64 9.3% 11.9% 3.7%
Age 65-74 5.8% 7.4% 1.2%
Age 75-84 3.4% 5.0% 0.5%
Age 85+ 1.3% 2.2% 0.1%
Median Age 29.0 37.0 25.0

Housing Units Christian County Hopkinsville Oak Grove
Total Housing Units 29,659 14,405 3,369
Occupied Housing Units 88.8% 90.2% 83.2%
Vacant Housing Units 11.2% 9.8% 16.8%

Housing Units by Tenure Christian County Hopkinsville Oak Grove
Owner Occupied Housing Units 26,341 12,989 2,804
Renter Occupied Housing Units 46.2% 47.1% 61.5%

Race and Ethnicity Christian County Hopkinsville Oak Grove
American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut 0.6% 0.4% 1.3%
Asian 1.1% 1.0% 1.7%
Black 21.3% 31.5% 22.1%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.1% 0.7%
White 71.3% 63.1% 63.3%
Other 2.0% 1.4% 4.5%
Multi-race 3.3% 2.5% 6.5%
Hispanic Ethnicity 6.2% 3.5% 13.2%
Not of Hispanic Ethnicity 93.8% 96.5% 86.8%

Educational Attainment Christian County Hopkinsville Oak Grove
Total Population Age 25+ 43,619 21,080 3,737
Grade K-8 4.2% 4.5% 1.7%
Grade 9-12 8.4% 9.9% 4.7%
High School Graduate 36.0% 35.2% 30.4%
Associates Degree 8.8% 8.2% 10.9%
Bachelor's Degree 8.6% 10.2% 8.7%
Graduate Degree 4.2% 5.0% 0.8%
Some College, No Degree 29.2% 26.5% 42.7%

Household Income Christian County Hopkinsville Oak Grove
Average Household Income $54,460 $53,708 $49,394
Median Houehold Income $43,314 $42,727 $39,869
Per Capita Income $19,892 $22,193 $18,178
Source: 2012 Alteryx, Inc., 2012 Experian, Inc., Inc., U.S. Census Bureau (1990 and 2000 Census)

Residential Development- Hopkinsville Christian County 2011
Total New Housing Starts 123
Average New Construction Cost (Single Family) $124,081
Total Homes Sold 354
Average Total Sale Price $113,303
Source: Hopkinsville Board of Realtors, Community Development Services

Commercial Development Permits Amount (in millions)
2011 26 $23.8
Source: City of Hopkinsville    

Employment Labor Force Sept. 2012 2008 Average Unemployment Rate Sept. 2012 2008 Average
Christian County 27,475 29,403 11.0% 8.4%
Labor Market Area 201,247 190,438 8.0% 7.4%
State of KY     7.8% 6.4%
United States     7.6% 5.8%
Source: Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
Christian County Labor Force Data over 24 Months

Employment by Industry  
Educational services, and Health care and Social assistance 23.88%
Manufacturing 15.02%
Retail Trade 15.08%
Healthcare & Social Services 13.1%
Public Administration 10.14%
Accommodation & Food Services, Arts, Entertainment, Recreation 6.15%


Related Links
U. S. Census Quick Facts
American Community Survey
KY Cabinet for Economic Development
Kentucky Office of Employment & Training