Smiths Grove is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 719 people and just one neighborhood, Smiths Grove is the 306th largest community in Kentucky. Smiths Grove has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Smiths Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Smiths Grove is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smiths Grove who work in office and administrative support (13.07%), healthcare (9.33%) and teaching (9.07%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Smiths Grove is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Smiths Grove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Smiths Grove perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Smiths Grove is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.