McKee is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 789 people and two constituent neighborhoods, McKee is the 284th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, McKee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, McKee is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in McKee who work in office and administrative support (21.35%), food service (11.46%), and management occupations (10.94%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.90% 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.
The overall crime rate in McKee is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the city 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, McKee is worth considering.
Being a small city, McKee does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In McKee, just 7.17% 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 McKee in 2010 was $11,056, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $44,224 for a family of four. McKee also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 51.20% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call McKee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McKee residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in McKee include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in McKee is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.