Crofton is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 638 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Crofton is the 303rd largest community in Kentucky.
Crofton is a blue-collar town, with 39.77% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Crofton is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crofton who work in office and administrative support (16.37%), sales jobs (12.87%), and healthcare (5.85%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Crofton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Crofton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Crofton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Crofton may be for you.
Crofton is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Crofton, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 97.62% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small city, Crofton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Crofton, just 8.78% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Crofton in 2018 was $22,428, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,712 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, European, German, and British.
The most common language spoken in Crofton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.