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Pembroke, KY

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Overview


Pembroke is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 861 people and just one neighborhood, Pembroke is the 271st largest community in Kentucky. Much of the housing stock in Pembroke was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Pembroke economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Pembroke, where the median household income is $72,798.00.

Pembroke real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Pembroke house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pembroke is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pembroke is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pembroke who work in office and administrative support (15.74%), healthcare (9.88%), and sales jobs (9.57%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Pembroke. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

Setting & Lifestyle

Demographics

The population of Pembroke 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 Pembroke, 21.77% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pembroke in 2018 was $27,521, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,084 for a family of four. However, Pembroke contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Pembroke is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Japanese.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Pembroke, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 91.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

People

If you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 13.0% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Kentucky. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 10.4% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Pembroke are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.3% 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, 26.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (26.5%), and 16.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish, Spanish and Japanese.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Pembroke, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (10.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.8%), and residents who report English roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.4%), 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 (37.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (70.7%) 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 (15.2%) . 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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