Barbourville is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 3,174 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Barbourville is the 132nd largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities, Barbourville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Barbourville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barbourville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barbourville who work in office and administrative support (17.48%), teaching (15.85%), and management occupations (11.76%).
In addition, Barbourville is a college town. There are a lot of students in Barbourville attending college, and as a result Barbourville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
As is often the case in a small city, Barbourville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Barbourville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Barbourville, 23.89% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Barbourville in 2010 was $18,016, 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 $72,064 for a family of four. However, Barbourville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Barbourville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Barbourville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Barbourville include German, English, French , and British.
The most common language spoken in Barbourville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.