Whitley City is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,142 people and just one neighborhood, Whitley City is the 245th largest community in Kentucky.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Whitley City, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 67.46% of Whitley City’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Whitley City is a town of construction workers and builders, transportation and shipping workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Whitley City who work in business and financial occupations (14.35%), personal care services (11.96%) and sales jobs (6.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Whitley City’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Whitley City 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. Whitley City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Whitley City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Whitley City may be for you.
One downside of living in Whitley City, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 40.60 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Whitley City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.