Belfry is a somewhat small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 6,915 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Belfry is the 59th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some towns, Belfry isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Belfry are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belfry is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Belfry who work in office and administrative support (14.52%), sales jobs (13.04%), and healthcare (9.85%).
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!) Belfry 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. Belfry has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Belfry than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Belfry may be for you.
The percentage of people in Belfry with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Belfry in 2010 was $18,162, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,648 for a family of four.
The people who call Belfry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belfry residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belfry include English, German, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Belfry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Tagalog.