Glenview is a tiny city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 589 people and just one neighborhood, Glenview is the 314th largest community in Kentucky.
Glenview home prices are not only among the most expensive in Kentucky, but Glenview real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Glenview is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 97.28% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glenview is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glenview who work in management occupations (28.02%), healthcare (24.51%), and legal occupations (11.28%).
Also of interest is that Glenview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 23.23% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
In addition, Glenview is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Glenview is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Glenview really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Glenview perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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!) Glenview 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. Glenview has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Glenview than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Glenview may be for you.
Glenview 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.
If knowledge is power, Glenview is a pretty powerful place. 85.51% of the adults in Glenview have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Glenview in 2018 was $206,815, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $827,260 for a family of four.
The people who call Glenview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glenview residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Glenview include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Glenview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Glenview, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
A majority of the adults in the neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Kentucky by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 4.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 71.9% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Canadian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 1.2% have Romanian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Glenview are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 52.7% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 63.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 18.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.5%), and 5.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Glenview, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.0%), along with some Canadian ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (68.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.