Hopkinsville, KY

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Hopkinsville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 31,180 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Hopkinsville is the sixth largest community in Kentucky.

Hopkinsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hopkinsville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hopkinsville who work in office and administrative support (13.79%), teaching (8.14%), and management occupations (7.48%).

One of the benefits of Hopkinsville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.78 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

In terms of college education, Hopkinsville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.62% of adults 25 and older in Hopkinsville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hopkinsville in 2018 was $23,401, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,604 for a family of four. However, Hopkinsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hopkinsville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hopkinsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hopkinsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hopkinsville include Irish, German, English, European, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Hopkinsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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