Stanford is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 3,675 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Stanford is the 114th largest community in Kentucky.
Stanford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Stanford is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stanford who work in office and administrative support (16.00%), teaching (7.82%), and management occupations (7.64%).
As is often the case in a small city, Stanford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Stanford are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.98% of adults in Stanford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Stanford in 2010 was $15,499, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,996 for a family of four. Stanford also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.32% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Stanford is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stanford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stanford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stanford include German, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Stanford is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Russian.