Prestonville is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 161 people and just one neighborhood, Prestonville is the 390th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Prestonville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.15% of the Prestonville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Prestonville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Prestonville who work in office and administrative support (12.82%), management occupations (12.82%) and food service (12.82%).
A relatively large number of people in Prestonville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.82% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Prestonville 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.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Prestonville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Prestonville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Prestonville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Prestonville may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Prestonville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.