Living in Berea, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-07

Berea SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Berea, KY Crime Report

346
Total Crimes
2,177.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-15.24%
Below National Average

Berea, KY Cost Of Living

89
Berea's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Berea, Kentucky Info Snack

Berea is a home rule-class city in Madison County, Kentucky, in the United States. The town is best known for its art festivals, historic restaurants and buildings, and as the home to Berea College, a private, liberal arts college. The population was 13,561 at the 2010 census. It is one of the fastest-growing towns in Kentucky, having increased by 27.4% since 2000.
Population
15,188
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
20.5%
Median Home
$136,000
Median Income
$43,618
Median Rent
$707

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Rankings for Berea in Kentucky

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Map Of Berea, KY

Population over time in Berea

Year Population % Change
2017 15,188 1.7%
2016 14,927 1.8%
2015 14,667 1.5%
2014 14,454 1.7%
2013 14,209 2.3%
2012 13,890 1.8%
2011 13,651 1.8%
2010 13,407 1.1%
2009 13,255 -
Crime/100k Berea KY USA
Violent Crime 125.8 211.9 368.9
Murder 6.3 5.5 5.0
Robbery 37.8 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 44.0 113.2 246.8
Property Crime 2051.2 1962.6 2199.5
Burglary 421.6 384.7 376.0
Larceny 1346.5 1348.2 1594.6
Car Theft 283.1 229.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Berea

White
88.2% (13,396)
African American
3.7% (565)
American Indian
0.3% (47)
Asian
0.7% (109)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (32)
Two Or More
2.1% (313)
Hispanic
4.8% (726)
Race Berea KY USA
White 88.2% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 3.7% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.8% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Berea, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
7.4% (111,949)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.5% (114,443)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (152,683)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (136,611)
$35,000 to $49,999
21.0% (318,668)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.9% (317,559)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (185,658)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (164,599)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (9,975)
$200,000 or more
0.4% (6,650)
Income Berea KY USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.5% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 21.0% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.9% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.4% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in Berea

Female
50.8% (7,712)
Male
49.2% (7,475)
Gender Berea KY USA
Female 50.8% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Berea for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (1,215)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,063)
High School / GED
28.0% (4,252)
Some College
18.0% (2,733)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,518)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (2,733)
Master's Degree
8.0% (1,215)
Professional Degree
1.0% (151)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (303)
Education Berea KY USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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