Painesville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 19,776 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Painesville is the 89th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Painesville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Painesville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Painesville who work in office and administrative support (12.02%), food service (9.57%), and sales jobs (9.36%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Painesville rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.46% of adults 25 and older in Painesville 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 Painesville in 2010 was $18,449, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,796 for a family of four. However, Painesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Painesville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Painesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Painesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Painesville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Painesville include Irish, Italian, English, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Painesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.