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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stanford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stanford is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stanford who work in office and administrative support (16.30%), management occupations (7.96%), and maintenance occupations (7.67%).
Stanford 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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Stanford rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.54% of adults 25 and older in Stanford 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 Stanford in 2010 was $13,119, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,476 for a family of four. Stanford also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.38% 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 Other Indo-European.