Summer Shade is a tiny town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 304 people and just one neighborhood, Summer Shade is the 364th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
Summer Shade is a blue-collar town, with 44.60% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Summer Shade is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Summer Shade who work in office and administrative support (27.34%), sales jobs (15.11%) and management occupations (7.19%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Summer Shade is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Summer Shade’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Summer Shade has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Summer Shade has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Summer Shade than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Summer Shade may be for you.
Summer Shade is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Summer Shade, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Summer Shade is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.