Salyersville is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,816 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Salyersville is the 197th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities, Salyersville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Salyersville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Salyersville is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Salyersville who work in healthcare (16.53%), food service (12.50%), and management occupations (12.08%).
Salyersville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Salyersville 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 rate of college-level education in Salyersville is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.44% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Salyersville in 2010 was $18,249, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,996 for a family of four. However, Salyersville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Salyersville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.33% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Salyersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Salyersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Salyersville include English, German, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Salyersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.