Crestwood, KY

Crestwood profile

Living in Crestwood

Crestwood is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 5,081 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Crestwood is the 89th 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 $104,457.00.

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.

Crestwood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Crestwood is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crestwood who work in management occupations (15.88%), office and administrative support (11.42%), and food service (10.97%).

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.

Because of many things, Crestwood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Crestwood a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Crestwood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Crestwood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Crestwood are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.84% of adults in Crestwood have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Crestwood in 2018 was $39,352, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,408 for a family of four.

Crestwood is a very 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 16.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Crestwood include German, Irish, English, Palestinian, and Italian.

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