Robards is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 444 people and just one neighborhood, Robards is the 332nd largest community in Kentucky.
When you are in Robards, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.57% of Robards’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Robards is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Robards who work in office and administrative support (12.56%), sales jobs (11.21%), and healthcare (8.97%).
The city 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, Robards has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Robards a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Robards, just 11.95% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Robards in 2018 was $25,824, 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 $103,296 for a family of four. However, Robards contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Robards home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Robards residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Robards include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Robards is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the neighborhood may actually hold the key. 69.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Kentucky. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 40 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 90.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Robards are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.2% 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, 37.1% 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 31.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.8%), and 14.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.3%).
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 Robards, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report German roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of Hungarian ancestry (2.3%).
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.0%) 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 (11.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.