Greenup, KY

Greenup profile

Living in Greenup

Greenup is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,095 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greenup is the 250th largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenup is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenup is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenup who work in office and administrative support (18.51%), healthcare (14.45%), and sales jobs (13.54%).

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, Greenup is worth considering.

As is often the case in a small city, Greenup doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Greenup are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.30% of adults in Greenup have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Greenup in 2018 was $22,136, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,544 for a family of four. However, Greenup contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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