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.
Eddyville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (12.91%), maintenance occupations (11.34%), and office and administrative support (11.18%).
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, Eddyville is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Eddyville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.66 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In Eddyville, just 6.92% 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 Eddyville in 2010 was $16,082, 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 $64,328 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 German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Eddyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.