Crofton is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 754 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Crofton is the 297th largest community in Kentucky.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Crofton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.97% of the Crofton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Crofton is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Crofton who work in office and administrative support (12.04%), sales jobs (12.04%), and management occupations (8.39%).
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, Crofton is worth considering.
Being a small city, Crofton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Crofton have a very low rate of college education: just 9.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Crofton in 2010 was $16,913, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,652 for a family of four.
Crofton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Crofton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crofton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Crofton include Irish, English, German, and European.
The most common language spoken in Crofton is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and West Germanic languages.