Cost of Living,
Hopkinsville's Real Estate Market
Clarksville Metro Area
Profile: Small city / Military town Location: Extreme northern Tennessee along Cumberland River at Kentucky border Elevation: 605 Time zone: Central Standard Time
|Cost of living||Educational attainment|
|Attractive downtown||Arts & culture|
|Close to Nashville||Hot, humid summers|
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Clarksville, 50 miles from Nashville, is a growing city with a well-preserved small-town feel. The nearby Fort Campbell Military Reservation is an economic mainstay, and there is an assortment of other business activity located in what is considered a healthy business and labor climate. The downtown area is historic and attractive. Austin Peay State University supplies most of the cultural amenities and is the largest non-military employer. Cost of living is among the lowest in Tennessee and so are median home prices.
Growth has brought some new amenities to the area, including a new full-service hospital and a lot of new housing. The area offers a good choice of city, suburban, and rural living environments, and is close enough to Nashville to appeal to some telecommuters and small businesses looking for occasional access to that market.
The city lies in an area of gently rolling hills mostly in agricultural use with some areas of dense deciduous forest. The climate is a mix of continental and subtropical. Summers are long, warm, and humid with frequent thunderstorms. Winters and springs are variable with frequent shifts between cold and mild conditions with periods of rain and storms. Severe cold seldom occurs but snow is not uncommon and can be heavy. Likewise, spring storms can be severe. The first freeze is late October, last is in mid-April.
Interesting Facts about Hopkinsville, Kentucky
As of 2014, Hopkinsville's population is 31,798 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.62 percent.--------------------
The median home cost in Hopkinsville is $99,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.00 percent.--------------------
Compared to the rest of the country, Hopkinsville's cost of living is 13.70% Lower than the U.S. average.--------------------
Hopkinsville public schools spend $10,885 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Hopkinsville.--------------------
The unemployment rate in Hopkinsville is 8.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hopkinsville jobs have Increased by 0.75 percent.
Ranked #75 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #215 2005 Best Places to Live
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Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.--------------------
Hopkinsville's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)
• Newly Listed Homes
• Most Expensive Listing
• Million Dollar Houses
• Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
• Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
• Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
• Homes under $250,000
• Median Priced Homes