Booneville is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 76 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Booneville is the 399th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities, Booneville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Booneville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Booneville is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Booneville who work in personal care services (60.00%), teaching (10.00%), and office and administrative support (0.00%).
The overall crime rate in Booneville 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.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Booneville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Booneville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Booneville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.50 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Booneville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Booneville ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 2.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Booneville in 2010 was $19,800, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,200 for a family of four. However, Booneville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Booneville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 54.84% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Booneville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Booneville residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Booneville include German, English, Irish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Booneville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.