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Hurstbourne, KY

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Overview


Hurstbourne is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 4,650 people and just one neighborhood, Hurstbourne is the 92nd largest community in Kentucky.

Hurstbourne home prices are not only among the most expensive in Kentucky, but Hurstbourne real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Hurstbourne is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hurstbourne is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hurstbourne who work in computer science and math (22.73%), management occupations (16.16%), and healthcare (11.70%).

Also of interest is that Hurstbourne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Hurstbourne telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.44% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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

Demographics

If knowledge is power, Hurstbourne is a pretty powerful place. 69.32% of the adults in Hurstbourne have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Hurstbourne in 2022 was $60,939, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $243,756 for a family of four.

Hurstbourne is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hurstbourne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hurstbourne residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hurstbourne include German, English, Irish, Lithuanian, and European.

In addition, Hurstbourne has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.51%).

The most common language spoken in Hurstbourne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Hurstbourne, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, the neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 93.2% of Kentucky neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Hurstbourne are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 63.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 14.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.1%), and 9.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.6% of households. Some people also speak Langs. of India (3.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Hurstbourne, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.6%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (19.2%), and residents who report English roots (14.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.5%), along with some Lithuanian ancestry residents (7.7%), among others. In addition, 16.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (67.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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