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Hickman, Kentucky
—  City  —
Fulton County Courthouse in Hickman
Location of Hickman, Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°34′2″N 89°11′11″W / 36.56722°N 89.18639°W / 36.56722; -89.18639
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Fulton
Area
 - Total 3.6 sq mi (9.3 km2)
 - Land 3.6 sq mi (9.2 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 469 ft (143 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,560
 - Density 718.1/sq mi (277.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 42050
Area code(s) 270
FIPS code 21-36298
GNIS feature ID 0494109

Hickman is a city in Fulton County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 2,560 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Fulton County[1].

Hickman is part of the Union City, TN–KY Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

Hickman is located at 36°34′2″N 89°11′11″W / 36.56722°N 89.18639°W / 36.56722; -89.18639 (36.567127, -89.186342)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.2 km²), of which, 3.6 square miles (9.2 km²) of it is land and 0.28% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,560 people, 1,015 households, and 665 families residing in the city. The population density was 718.1 people per square mile (277.6/km²). There were 1,177 housing units at an average density of 330.2/sq mi (127.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 64.06% White, 34.96% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.04% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 1,015 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.8% were married couples living together, 22.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,655, and the median income for a family was $27,384. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $18,264 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,573. About 24.8% of families and 27.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.0% of those under age 18 and 18.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Hickman, Kentucky
—  City  —
Fulton County Courthouse in Hickman
Coordinates: 36°34′2″N 89°11′11″W / 36.56722°N 89.18639°W / 36.56722; -89.18639
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Fulton
Area
 - Total 3.6 sq mi (9.3 km2)
 - Land 3.6 sq mi (9.2 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 469 ft (143 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,560
 Density 718.1/sq mi (277.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 42050
Area code(s) 270
FIPS code 21-36298
GNIS feature ID 0494109

Hickman is a city in Kentucky in the United States. It is in Fulton County. Hickman had a population of 2,560 at the 2000 census.


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