Drakesboro is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 509 people and just one neighborhood, Drakesboro is the 333rd largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Drakesboro is a blue-collar town, with 38.73% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Drakesboro is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Drakesboro who work in office and administrative support (18.31%), sales jobs (14.08%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (5.63%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Drakesboro’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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!) Drakesboro 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. Drakesboro has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Drakesboro than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Drakesboro may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Drakesboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.