KY

National Population : 333,590,059
Kentucky State Population : 4,519,884

About Mortons Gap, KY

Mortons Gap, KY is located in Hopkins County in the state of Kentucky.

The total City Population for Mortons Gap is about 748 with about 269 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 826.

The Average Home Value is $45,000.00, which is roughly 52% lower than the Average Home Value of $94,219.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 76% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $37,500.00, which is roughly 4% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,100.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 35% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Mortons Gap is about 10%.

Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.

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Voting

Hopkins County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 65.48% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 73.26%
Democratic: 25.29%
Libertarian: 1.05%
Other: 0.4%


Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 42440
Latitude : 37.232620
Longitude : -87.459032
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 592 ft.
Area Code(s) : 270, 364

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.49
Male Population Estimate : 49.33%
Female Population Estimate : 50.67%
Median Age : 40.4
Male Median Age : 35.9
Female Median Age : 43.8

White Population Estimate : 96.26%
Black Population Estimate : 2.81%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.67%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.40%
Other Population Estimate : 0.94%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Mortons Gap specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Hopkins County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2015)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Hopkins County: About 119 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Hopkins County is about 27% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 59% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.