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 (22.36%), management occupations (11.06%), and food service (9.30%).
One of the benefits of Beattyville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.28 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Beattyville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Beattyville ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 2.62% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Beattyville in 2010 was $11,934, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $47,736 for a family of four. Beattyville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 53.73% 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 English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Beattyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.