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Hopkinsville is a city in Christian County, in the Clarksville metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Gen. Samuel Hopkins.
The latitude of Hopkinsville is 36.865N. The longitude is -87.488W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,678.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hopkinsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Christian County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Clarksville-Hopkinsville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42240 ZIP code.
8% of Hopkinsville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hopkinsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hopkinsville was $15,796, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Hopkinsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Hopkinsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $719.
Libraries in Hopkinsville include Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hopkinsville include Kentucky New Era
Christian County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hopkinsville political report.
The average commute time for Hopkinsville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hopkinsville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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