Fordsville, KY

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Fordsville Profile


Overview

Fordsville is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 530 people and just one neighborhood, Fordsville is the 331st largest community in Kentucky.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Fordsville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.68% of Fordsville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Fordsville is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fordsville who work in office and administrative support (17.68%), sales jobs (13.41%), and food service (6.71%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Fordsville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Fordsville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Fordsville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Fordsville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Fordsville may be for you.

One downside of living in Fordsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.43 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small city, Fordsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Fordsville Demographics

The population of Fordsville has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 2.22% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Fordsville in 2010 was $17,959, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,836 for a family of four. However, Fordsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Fordsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fordsville 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Fordsville 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 21.78

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Fordsville 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Kentucky

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Better than of KY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ohio County Day Treatment School
100 W Render St
Hartford, KY, 42347
07-12
Ohio County Alternative Learning Program School
100 W Render St
Hartford, KY, 42347
07-12
Western Elementary School
4008 St Rt 85 E
Centertown, KY, 42328
PK-06
Wayland Alexander Elementary School
1250 Oakwood Dr
Hartford, KY, 42347
PK-06
Southern Elementary School
3836 Us Hwy 231 S
Beaver Dam, KY, 42320
PK-06
Ohio County High School
1400 S Main St
Hartford, KY, 42347
09-12
Ohio County Middle School
1404 S Main St
Hartford, KY, 42347
07-08
Fordsville Elementary School
359 W Main St
Fordsville, KY, 42343
PK-06
Beaver Dam Elementary School
183 Us Hwy 62 E
Beaver Dam, KY, 42320
PK-06
Horse Branch Elementary School
11980 Us Hwy 62 E
Horse Branch, KY, 42349
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.6% 56.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.5% 50.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 5.8%

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