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Nortonville - White Plains, KY

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Overview


Nortonville - White Plains is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 4,765 people and just one neighborhood, Nortonville - White Plains is the 90th largest community in Kentucky.

Occupations and Workforce

Nortonville - White Plains is a blue-collar town, with 45.15% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Nortonville - White Plains is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nortonville - White Plains who work in healthcare (9.84%), teaching (8.14%), and office and administrative support (6.94%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Being a small town, Nortonville - White Plains does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The rate of college-level education in Nortonville - White Plains is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.08% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Nortonville - White Plains in 2022 was $28,248, 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 $112,992 for a family of four. However, Nortonville - White Plains contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Nortonville - White Plains is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 92.9% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 45.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.2% of American neighborhoods.

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 Nortonville - White Plains are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 78.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 70.4% of U.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, 45.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.4%), and 9.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.3% of households.

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 Nortonville - White Plains, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (12.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.0%), and residents who report German roots (3.8%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (1.8%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (1.3%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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