Manchester, KY
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Manchester is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,401 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Manchester is the 238th largest community in Kentucky.

Manchester is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Manchester is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manchester who work in office and administrative support (17.84%), sales jobs (12.68%), and healthcare (10.09%).

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

The citizens of Manchester are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.31% of adults in Manchester have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Manchester in 2010 was $16,225, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $64,900 for a family of four. Manchester also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.68% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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

The most common language spoken in Manchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.