Foster is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 44 people and just one neighborhood, Foster is the 401st largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Foster is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.80% of the Foster workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Foster is a city of professionals, construction workers and builders and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Foster who work in office and administrative support (10.90%), healthcare (7.23%) and teaching (6.80%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Foster’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Foster 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. Foster has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Foster than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Foster may be for you.
One downside of living in Foster, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 39.73 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Foster doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.