Horse Branch is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,872 people and just one neighborhood, Horse Branch is the 198th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Horse Branch is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 56.28% of the Horse Branch workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Horse Branch is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Horse Branch who work in healthcare (16.81%), teaching (5.84%) and sales jobs (4.78%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Horse Branch’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the town 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, Horse Branch is worth considering.
One downside of living in Horse Branch, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.45 minutes every day commuting to work.