Nicholasville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 29,754 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Nicholasville is the 12th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nicholasville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nicholasville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nicholasville who work in office and administrative support (11.27%), sales jobs (9.27%), and management occupations (8.62%).
The population of Nicholasville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Nicholasville, 22.54% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Nicholasville in 2010 was $20,665, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,660 for a family of four. However, Nicholasville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Nicholasville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nicholasville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Nicholasville include German, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Nicholasville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.