Elsmere is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 8,595 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Elsmere is the 49th largest community in Kentucky.
Elsmere is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Elsmere is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elsmere who work in office and administrative support (15.69%), sales jobs (11.34%), and food service (7.47%).
Also of interest is that Elsmere has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Elsmere citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.39% of adults 25 and older in Elsmere have a college degree.
The per capita income in Elsmere in 2018 was $24,639, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,556 for a family of four. However, Elsmere contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Elsmere is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Elsmere home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elsmere residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Elsmere include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Elsmere is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.