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Greenup, KY
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Living in Greenup


Greenup is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,095 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Greenup is the 250th largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greenup is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greenup is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenup who work in office and administrative support (18.51%), healthcare (14.45%), and sales jobs (13.54%).

It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Greenup 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. Greenup has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Greenup than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Greenup may be for you.

Being a small city, Greenup does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Greenup rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.30% of adults 25 and older in Greenup 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 Greenup in 2018 was $22,136, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,544 for a family of four. However, Greenup contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Greenup is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Greenup home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greenup residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Greenup include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Greenup is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.