Catlettsburg is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,778 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Catlettsburg is the 199th largest community in Kentucky. Catlettsburg has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Catlettsburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Catlettsburg is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Catlettsburg who work in office and administrative support (15.48%), sales jobs (8.72%), and food service (8.54%).
As is often the case in a small city, Catlettsburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Catlettsburg has a very low overall level of education: only 9.25% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Catlettsburg in 2010 was $16,535, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,140 for a family of four. However, Catlettsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Catlettsburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.62% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Catlettsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Catlettsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Catlettsburg include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Catlettsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.