Georgetown, KY


Georgetown profile

Living in Georgetown

Georgetown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 33,440 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Georgetown is the ninth largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Georgetown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Georgetown is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Georgetown who work in office and administrative support (11.85%), management occupations (8.73%), and sales jobs (8.62%).

For the size of the city, public transportation in Georgetown is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Georgetown, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The overall education level of Georgetown is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.20% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Georgetown in 2010 was $25,898, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,592 for a family of four. However, Georgetown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Georgetown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.