Paintsville is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 4,249 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Paintsville is the 117th largest community in Kentucky.
Paintsville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Paintsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Paintsville who work in healthcare (12.57%), office and administrative support (11.36%), and teaching (8.86%).
Paintsville 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.
In terms of college education, Paintsville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.47% of adults 25 and older in Paintsville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Paintsville in 2010 was $23,321, 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 $93,284 for a family of four. However, Paintsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Paintsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Paintsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Paintsville include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Paintsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.