Elizabethtown, KY
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Elizabethtown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 29,678 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Elizabethtown is the 11th largest community in Kentucky.

Elizabethtown real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Elizabethtown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Elizabethtown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Elizabethtown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elizabethtown is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elizabethtown who work in office and administrative support (13.10%), sales jobs (12.33%), and management occupations (9.01%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Elizabethtown. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

Also of interest is that Elizabethtown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Elizabethtown is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.54% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Elizabethtown in 2010 was $25,583, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,332 for a family of four. However, Elizabethtown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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