Painesville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 19,886 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Painesville is the 89th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Painesville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Painesville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Painesville are a mix 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 (11.67%), sales jobs (7.50%), and maintenance occupations (6.79%).
The citizens of Painesville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.46% of adults in Painesville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Painesville in 2018 was $23,003, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,012 for a family of four. However, Painesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Painesville is an extremely 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 26.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Painesville include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Painesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.