Hickory is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 5,009 people and just one neighborhood, Hickory is the 86th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Hickory isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hickory are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hickory is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hickory who work in management occupations (15.97%), office and administrative support (9.41%) and sales jobs (8.72%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.74% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town 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, Hickory is worth considering.