Horse Branch is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,872 people and just one neighborhood, Horse Branch is the 198th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Horse Branch is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 53.10% of the Horse Branch workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Horse Branch is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Horse Branch who work in healthcare (15.58%), office and administrative support (6.04%) and management occupations (5.88%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Horse Branch’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Horse Branch 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. Horse Branch has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Horse Branch than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Horse Branch may be for you.
In Horse Branch, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.50 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.