Catlettsburg is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,808 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Catlettsburg is the 199th largest community in Kentucky. Catlettsburg has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
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 sales jobs (14.58%), office and administrative support (10.15%), and maintenance occupations (10.15%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Catlettsburg has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Catlettsburg a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 4.87% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Catlettsburg in 2010 was $17,209, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,836 for a family of four.
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 German, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Catlettsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.