Tompkinsville, KY Demographics


Population: 2,660. Estimated population in July 2019: 2,633 (-1.0% change)
Males: 1,149 (43.2%), Females: 1,511 (56.8%)

Monroe County

Zip code: 42167

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $18,267
Median house value: $63,500

Races in Tompkinsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.7%)
  • Black (8.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (33.0%), English (9.7%), Irish (2.3%), German (1.8%).

Elevation: 923 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Map of Tompkinsville, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tompkinsville

  • High school or higher: 56.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tompkinsville city

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change: -250 (-8.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Tompkinsville:

  • MONROE CO MEDICAL CENTER (529 CAPP HARLAN RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Tompkinsville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tompkinsville:

Other public-use airports nearest to Tompkinsville:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tompkinsville:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; GALLATIN, TN; FT enrollment: 4,215)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; FT enrollment: 12,806)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; FT enrollment: 2,217)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; FT enrollment: 16,617)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)

Schools

Public high school in Tompkinsville:

  • MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 755 OLD MULKEY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Tompkinsville:

  • TOMPKINSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 420 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MONROE COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 482; Location: 600 SOUTH MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JOE HARRISON CARTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 3888 EDMONTON RD; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Tompkinsville:

  • MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $117,957; Location: 500 WEST FOURTH STREET; 29,391 books; 255 audio materials; 700 video materials; 78 serial subscriptions)