Crestwood, KY
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Crestwood profile

Living in Crestwood

Crestwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 6,264 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Crestwood is the 75th largest community in Kentucky. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Crestwood, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Crestwood, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Crestwood’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Crestwood does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $98,797.00.

Crestwood real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Crestwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Crestwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Crestwood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.63% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Crestwood is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Crestwood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Crestwood perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

As is often the case in a small city, Crestwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Crestwood is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.43% of adults in Crestwood have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Crestwood in 2018 was $44,648, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,592 for a family of four.

Crestwood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Crestwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crestwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Crestwood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Crestwood include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Crestwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.