Flatwoods is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 7,079 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Flatwoods is the 58th largest community in Kentucky.
Flatwoods is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Flatwoods is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Flatwoods who work in healthcare (14.40%), office and administrative support (12.47%), and sales jobs (12.13%).
The overall crime rate in Flatwoods is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Flatwoods rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.35% of adults 25 and older in Flatwoods have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Flatwoods in 2018 was $26,400, 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 $105,600 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, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Flatwoods is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Langs. of India.