Catlettsburg is a city located in Boyd County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Boyd County. With a 2020 population of 1,764, it is the 172nd largest city in Kentucky and the 11628th largest city in the United States. Catlettsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -3.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,834 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Catlettsburg has a population density of 1,325 people per square mile.
The average household income in Catlettsburg is $46,384 with a poverty rate of 32.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $480 per month, and the median house value is $66,700. The median age in Catlettsburg is 43.3 years, 40.1 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Catlettsburgwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 42.42%.
98.33% of Catlettsburg residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Catlettsburg is White, with 30.03% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Catlettsburg is Multiple, with 58.06% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.33%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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100.00% of Catlettsburg residents were born in the United States, with 54.80% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.