Bardstown, KY


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Bardstown is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 13,091 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bardstown is the 33rd largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities, Bardstown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bardstown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bardstown is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bardstown who work in sales jobs (11.31%), office and administrative support (11.16%), and food service (9.16%).

Being a small city, Bardstown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Bardstown with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.87% of adults in Bardstown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bardstown in 2010 was $21,393, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,572 for a family of four. However, Bardstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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