Scottsville, KY


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Scottsville is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 4,411 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Scottsville is the 103rd largest community in Kentucky.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Scottsville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.51% of the Scottsville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Scottsville is a city of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Scottsville who work in sales jobs (12.20%), office and administrative support (10.45%), and teaching (7.46%).

As is often the case in a small city, Scottsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Scottsville rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.71% of adults 25 and older in Scottsville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Scottsville in 2010 was $15,525, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $62,100 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Scottsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.