Thelma is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 3,006 people and just one neighborhood, Thelma is the 139th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Thelma is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Thelma is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Thelma who work in office and administrative support (19.52%), law enforcement and fire fighting (11.61%) and food service (9.82%).
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.
One downside of living in Thelma is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Thelma, the average commute to work is 31.42 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Thelma does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.