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Fordsville is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 530 people and just one neighborhood, Fordsville is the 331st largest community in Kentucky.
When you are in Fordsville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 51.02% of Fordsville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Fordsville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fordsville who work in office and administrative support (12.86%), sales jobs (11.84%) and teaching (5.20%).
Because of many things, Fordsville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fordsville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fordsville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Fordsville is worth considering.
One downside of living in Fordsville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fordsville, the average commute to work is 30.69 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Fordsville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Fordsville ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 2.33% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fordsville in 2010 was $10,035, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $40,140 for a family of four. Fordsville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.92% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Fordsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fordsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fordsville include English, Irish and German.
The most common language spoken in Fordsville is English.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$73,180|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very low cost relative to KY, very low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Remote (based on population density) , farms|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Mobile homes and a few Small apartment buildings|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 2 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Manufacturing & Laborers, some Sales & Service workers, some Executive, managerial & professional and some Clerical, assistants & technical support|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry and some Italian ancestry|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
FORDSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
359 WEST MAIN ST, FORDSVILLE, KY 42343
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
3,966 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||93.8||81.9|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||0.2||1.4|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.1||0.1|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||65.2||56.6|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||8.1|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||30.2|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO KY*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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National Median 3.9
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