Brandenburg is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,852 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Brandenburg is the 155th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brandenburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brandenburg is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brandenburg who work in teaching (13.67%), office and administrative support (10.46%), and food service (9.99%).
Brandenburg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small city, Brandenburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Brandenburg citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.86% of adults 25 and older in Brandenburg have a college degree.
The per capita income in Brandenburg in 2010 was $19,316, 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 $77,264 for a family of four. However, Brandenburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brandenburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brandenburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brandenburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brandenburg include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Brandenburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Tagalog.