Elizabethtown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 30,289 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Elizabethtown is the 11th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Elizabethtown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elizabethtown is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Elizabethtown who work in office and administrative support (13.20%), sales jobs (10.11%), and food service (7.54%).
Also of interest is that Elizabethtown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Elizabethtown is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.59% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Elizabethtown in 2018 was $29,771, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,084 for a family of four. However, Elizabethtown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Elizabethtown is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Elizabethtown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elizabethtown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Elizabethtown include Irish, German, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Elizabethtown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.