Hawesville is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,002 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hawesville is the 265th largest community in Kentucky.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Hawesville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.05% of the Hawesville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Hawesville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hawesville who work in office and administrative support (16.94%), healthcare suport services (8.26%), and management occupations (5.99%).
Overall, Hawesville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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!) Hawesville 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. Hawesville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hawesville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hawesville may be for you.
Hawesville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Hawesville have a very low rate of college education: just 7.93% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Hawesville in 2010 was $20,041, 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 $80,164 for a family of four.
The people who call Hawesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hawesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hawesville include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Hawesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.