Bremen is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 172 people and just one neighborhood, Bremen is the 393rd largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities, Bremen isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bremen are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bremen is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bremen who work in sales jobs (16.67%), office and administrative support (15.79%), and computer science and math (12.28%).
Also of interest is that Bremen has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Bremen 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.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Bremen is worth considering.
Being a small city, Bremen does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Bremen ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.19% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bremen in 2018 was $22,193, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,772 for a family of four. Bremen also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.61% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Bremen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bremen residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bremen include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Bremen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Astoundingly, the neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Bremen neighborhood.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.1% of the adult residents in the neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.1% of the neighborhoods in KY. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.3% of all neighborhoods in America, with 31.2% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Bremen are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 10.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 34.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 31.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.0%), and 15.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Bremen, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.5%). There are also a number of people of Scottish ancestry (5.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.1%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.