McHenry - Rockport is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,008 people and just one neighborhood, McHenry - Rockport is the largest community in Kentucky.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, McHenry - Rockport is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 56.28% of the McHenry - Rockport workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, McHenry - Rockport is a town of construction workers and builders, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in McHenry - Rockport who work in management occupations (9.36%), office and administrative support (7.89%), and food service (5.88%).
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, McHenry - Rockport is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, McHenry - Rockport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In McHenry - Rockport, just 7.35% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in McHenry - Rockport in 2018 was $20,602, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,408 for a family of four. However, McHenry - Rockport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call McHenry - Rockport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McHenry - Rockport residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in McHenry - Rockport include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in McHenry - Rockport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the neighborhood than in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the (23.2%) than in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.9% of all neighborhoods in America, with 32.8% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 37 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 91.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in McHenry - Rockport are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 54.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 18.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (16.0%), and 9.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.2%).
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 McHenry - Rockport, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (7.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (5.7%), and residents who report English roots (5.2%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (2.1%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (73.9%) 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 (23.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.