Beattyville is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,244 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Beattyville is the 237th largest community in Kentucky.
Beattyville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Beattyville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Beattyville who work in office and administrative support (24.86%), management occupations (13.41%), and food service (10.34%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Beattyville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.72 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Beattyville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Beattyville has a very low overall level of education: only 7.71% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Beattyville in 2010 was $14,213, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,852 for a family of four. Beattyville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 53.71% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Beattyville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beattyville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Beattyville include Irish, Scottish, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Beattyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.