Thelma is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 3,014 people and just one neighborhood, Thelma is the 139th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Thelma is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.31% of the Thelma workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Thelma is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thelma who work in office and administrative support (15.13%), food service (13.77%) and sales jobs (8.92%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Thelma is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Thelma has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Thelma has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Thelma than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Thelma may be for you.