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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Fordsville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 50.35% of the Fordsville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Fordsville is a city of construction workers and builders, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fordsville who work in food service (15.60%), office and administrative support (7.80%) and sales jobs (6.38%).
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.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Fordsville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fordsville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Fordsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.63 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Fordsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.