Falls of Rough is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,328 people and just one neighborhood, Falls of Rough is the 176th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Falls of Rough isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Falls of Rough are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Falls of Rough is a town of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Falls of Rough who work in management occupations (16.85%), office and administrative support (9.93%) and sales jobs (6.33%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.98% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Falls of Rough is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
The overall crime rate in Falls of Rough is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the town 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, Falls of Rough is worth considering.
In Falls of Rough, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.42 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Falls of Rough is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.