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.
Brandenburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.41%), office and administrative support (12.86%), and food service (9.42%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Brandenburg. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Brandenburg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
In terms of college education, Brandenburg is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.73% of adults 25 and older in Brandenburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brandenburg in 2010 was $20,124, 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 $80,496 for a family of four. However, Brandenburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Tagalog and Spanish.