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.
Elizabethtown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 sales jobs (13.55%), office and administrative support (12.70%), and management occupations (9.43%).
Elizabethtown is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Elizabethtown, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
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: 27.04% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Elizabethtown in 2010 was $25,926, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,704 for a family of four. However, Elizabethtown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Elizabethtown is a somewhat 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 Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Elizabethtown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.