Simpsonville is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,751 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Simpsonville is the 162nd largest community in Kentucky. Simpsonville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Simpsonville, where the median household income is $65,455.00.
Simpsonville real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Simpsonville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Simpsonville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Simpsonville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Simpsonville who work in office and administrative support (15.52%), sales jobs (12.17%), and healthcare (11.01%).
Also of interest is that Simpsonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Simpsonville is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Simpsonville isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 90.09% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Being a small city, Simpsonville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Simpsonville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.20% of adults in Simpsonville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Simpsonville in 2010 was $27,524, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,096 for a family of four. However, Simpsonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Simpsonville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Simpsonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Simpsonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Simpsonville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.49% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Simpsonville include German, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Simpsonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.