Erlanger is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 18,797 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Erlanger is the 21st largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Erlanger is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Erlanger is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Erlanger who work in office and administrative support (17.48%), management occupations (11.54%), and food service (8.97%).
Also of interest is that Erlanger has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Erlanger are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.35% of adults in Erlanger having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Erlanger in 2010 was $26,260, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,040 for a family of four. However, Erlanger contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Erlanger is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Erlanger home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Erlanger residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Erlanger include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Erlanger is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.