Fordsville is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 527 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
The overall crime rate in Fordsville 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.
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 31.63 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.