Hickman County is located in western Kentucky. The County Seat is Clinton and the largest city is Clinton. The Official Web Site is located at http://hickmancounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,734 and the 2010 census population was 4,902. The land area is 242.27 square miles and there are 20.2 persons per square mile.
88.7% of the population is White, 9.2% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 79% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $62,400, there are 1,983 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,292, the median household income is $34,029, and 18.3% of the persons in Hickman County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 176. Retail sales (in $1000) were $65,403, and sales per capita were $13,345.
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