Ghent is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 324 people and just one neighborhood, Ghent is the 361st largest community in Kentucky. Ghent has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Ghent, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.30% of Ghent’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ghent is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ghent who work in office and administrative support (13.97%), sales jobs (10.48%) and maintenance occupations (10.48%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Ghent’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ghent is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.80 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Ghent doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.