Georgetown, KY

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Living in Georgetown

Georgetown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 37,086 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Georgetown is the ninth largest community in Kentucky. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Georgetown, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Georgetown, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Georgetown’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Georgetown does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $65,812.00.

Unlike some cities, Georgetown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Georgetown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Georgetown is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Georgetown who work in office and administrative support (11.92%), sales jobs (8.42%), and management occupations (8.23%).

The percentage of people in Georgetown who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.45% of adults in Georgetown have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Georgetown in 2018 was $29,910, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,640 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 German, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.

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