Georgetown, KY

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Living in Georgetown

Georgetown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 37,086 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Georgetown is the ninth largest community in Kentucky. Much of the housing stock in Georgetown was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Georgetown economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Georgetown, where the median household income is $65,812.00.

Georgetown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Georgetown is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Georgetown who work in office and administrative support (11.92%), sales jobs (8.42%), and management occupations (8.23%).

The percentage of people in Georgetown who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.45% of adults in Georgetown have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Georgetown in 2018 was $29,910, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,640 for a family of four. However, Georgetown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Georgetown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Georgetown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Georgetown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Georgetown include German, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Georgetown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.