Parkers Lake is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,412 people and just one neighborhood, Parkers Lake is the 164th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Parkers Lake is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.82% of the Parkers Lake workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Parkers Lake is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parkers Lake who work in sales jobs (17.08%), office and administrative support (8.13%) and food service (7.63%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Parkers Lake’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Parkers Lake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Parkers Lake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Parkers Lake is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Parkers Lake, the average commute to work is 30.58 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.