Crestwood, KY

Crestwood profile

Living in Crestwood

Crestwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 6,183 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Crestwood is the 75th largest community in Kentucky. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Crestwood, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Crestwood, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Crestwood’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Crestwood does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $98,345.00.

Crestwood real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Crestwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Crestwood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Crestwood is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crestwood who work in management occupations (17.41%), office and administrative support (11.31%), and sales jobs (10.33%).

Also of interest is that Crestwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Crestwood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.85% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Crestwood 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 city’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, Crestwood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Crestwood ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Crestwood, 49.68% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Crestwood in 2018 was $41,258, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $165,032 for a family of four.

Crestwood is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Crestwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crestwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Crestwood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Crestwood include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Palestinian.

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