Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Population 32,365

Hopkinsville is located in Christian County, KY. The population is 32,365, making Hopkinsville the largest city in Christian County and the 7th largest city in the state of Kentucky.

There are 16 public schools in Hopkinsville with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Hopkinsville is moderate , and there are 137 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Hopkinsville is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Hopkinsville property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Hopkinsville include Pembroke, Fairview and Gracey.

Hopkinsville Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 15.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.6%

Crime Rate

34.39% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 207
  • Violent Crimes: 291
  • Robbery: 91
  • Burglary: 764
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

68.02% Higher than national avg.
  • 137 offenders in Hopkinsville
  • 42.33 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

220 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 22
  • Superfunds: 7
  • Tanks & Spills: 191


Very High 5.4%
  • Kentucky unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

16 Public Schools view public schools

There are 16 K-12 public schools in Hopkinsville, KY and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Hopkinsville's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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137 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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32 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Hopkinsville, KY issued 32 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 32 permits, 23 were issued for single family homes and 9 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Hopkinsville, KY issued 59 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $568
  • 1 Bedroom: $648
  • 2 Bedrooms: $825
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,175
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,418

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Environmental Hazards

220 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Hopkinsville, KY has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Hopkinsville, KY is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.56 Average
    Hopkinsville, KY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 34.72°
  • February 39.7°
  • March 49.7°
  • April 58.66°
  • May 68.05°
  • June 76.2°
  • July 78.7°
  • August 77.56°
  • September 71.02°
  • October 58.57°
  • November 48.22°
  • December 38.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Hopkinsville, KY

Hopkinsville, KY has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hopkinsville, KY has no risk of hurricanes.
Hopkinsville, KY has a high risk of hail storms.
Hopkinsville, KY has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Hopkinsville, KY: $35,567


Unemployment in Hopkinsville is 5.4%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 49.40%
White Collar - 50.60%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Steven L. Beshear
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell
  • Sen. Rand Paul

City Representatives

  • Ed Whitfield

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

33 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

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