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Hanson is a city in Hopkins County, in the Madisonville metro area.
The community was named for Henry B. Hanson, railroad engineer
The latitude of Hanson is 37.417N. The longitude is -87.48W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 436 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 622.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hanson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hopkins County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42413 ZIP code.
10% of Hanson residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hanson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hanson was $14,932, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Hanson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hanson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $731.
Hopkins County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hanson political report.
The average commute time for Hanson workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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