Madisonville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 19,539 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Madisonville is the 19th largest community in Kentucky.
Madisonville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Madisonville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Madisonville who work in office and administrative support (15.24%), management occupations (10.56%), and healthcare (7.83%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.24 minutes getting to work every day.
Madisonville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Madisonville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.61% of the adults in Madisonville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Madisonville in 2010 was $22,211, 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 $88,844 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 Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Madisonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.