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Hopkins County, Kentucky has many assets that include a strong labor force with highly skilled employees, competitive operating costs including low-cost energy, progressive health care and a positive economic environment. The Madisonville-Hopkins County community combines an attractive environment for industry and abundant outdoor recreation opportunities for its residents. Hopkins County is proud of its thriving community and is anxious to assist those who are locating, expanding or starting your business in the area.

Industries providing employment in Hopkins County include: Education, health and social services (22.6%), manufacturing (19.0%), retail trade (12.4%). The median income for a household in the county was $30,868, and the median income for a family was $36,794. Males had a median income of $31,400 versus $20,014 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,382. About 13.60% of families and 16.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.40% of those under age 18 and 10.50% of those ages 65 or over.

The city of Madisonville is the county seat for Hopkins County. Madisonville is proud to be the home of a very diverse group of manufacturing industries as well as a large medical community and numerous small and medium sized businesses. Madisonville is one of 10 Kentucky cities that ranked in the United States for prime corporate expansion. The ranking is based on the number of new and expanded facilities in the cities since 1989. Madisonville is proud to have 31 facilities that fall into this category.

Madisonville/Hopkins County
Chamber of Commerce
15 E. Center Street
Madisonville, KY 42431
Phone: 270-821-3435
Fax: 270-821-9190



 



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