Flatwoods is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 7,335 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Flatwoods is the 58th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities, Flatwoods isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Flatwoods are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Flatwoods is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Flatwoods who work in office and administrative support (13.04%), sales jobs (11.08%), and food service (9.41%).
Flatwoods’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The percentage of adults in Flatwoods with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.28% of adults in Flatwoods have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Flatwoods in 2010 was $22,823, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,292 for a family of four. However, Flatwoods contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Flatwoods home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Flatwoods residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Flatwoods include German, English, Scottish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Flatwoods is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.