Madisonville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 18,621 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Madisonville is the 19th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Madisonville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Madisonville is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Madisonville who work in healthcare (10.53%), sales jobs (9.28%), and food service (7.50%).
One of the benefits of Madisonville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.87 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.
The education level of Madisonville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.81% of adults 25 and older in Madisonville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Madisonville in 2018 was $24,158, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,632 for a family of four. However, Madisonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Madisonville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Madisonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Madisonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Madisonville include English, German, Irish, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Madisonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.