Elsmere, KY


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Elsmere is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 8,536 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Elsmere is the 49th largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities, Elsmere isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Elsmere are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elsmere is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Elsmere who work in office and administrative support (17.57%), food service (9.18%), and sales jobs (8.94%).

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

The education level of Elsmere citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.46% of adults 25 and older in Elsmere have a college degree.

The per capita income in Elsmere in 2010 was $20,525, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,100 for a family of four. However, Elsmere contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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