Eddyville, KY


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Eddyville is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,577 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Eddyville is the 159th largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities, Eddyville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Eddyville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Eddyville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eddyville who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (15.06%), office and administrative support (14.29%), and food service (7.85%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Eddyville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eddyville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Eddyville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.02 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The population of Eddyville has a very low overall level of education: only 8.54% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Eddyville in 2010 was $18,314, 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 $73,256 for a family of four. However, Eddyville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Eddyville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eddyville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eddyville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Eddyville include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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

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