Christian County is located in southwest Kentucky. The County Seat is Hopkinsville and the largest city is Hopkinsville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.christiancountyky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 74,250 and the 2010 census population was 73,939. The land area is 717.50 square miles and there are 103.1 persons per square mile.
73.1% of the population is White, 21.4% is Black or African American, 7.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.4% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.9% is two or more races. 85.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $101,700, there are 25,899 households, an average of 2.65 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,773, the median household income is $38,904, and 20.5% of the persons in Christian County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,321. Retail sales (in $1000) were $936,093, and sales per capita were $11,565. The percentage of black-owned firms is 7.2%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.4%.
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