Paintsville, Kentucky Population 2022

4,482
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Paintsville is a city located in Johnson County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Johnson County. With a 2020 population of 4,482, it is the 96th largest city in Kentucky and the 7067th largest city in the United States. Paintsville is currently growing at a rate of 1.93% annually and its population has increased by 3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,312 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Paintsville has a population density of 681 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paintsville is $46,795 with a poverty rate of 24.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $490 per month, and the median house value is $164,100. The median age in Paintsville is 41.6 years, 38 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Paintsville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Paintsvillewas:

  • White: 93.73%
  • Two or more races: 3.10%
  • Black or African American: 1.56%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Paintsville, Kentucky is 4,482 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,312.

Paintsville, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Paintsville Population by Race

Paintsville Population Pyramid 2022

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Paintsville Median Age

45.3


Total

38.5


Male

53.5


Female

Paintsville Adults

There are 3,327 adults, (952 of whom are seniors) in Paintsville.

Paintsville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Paintsville Sex Ratio

Female

2,105

52.21%

Male

1,927

47.79%

Paintsville Population by Age

Paintsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paintsville Household Types

41.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paintsville Households and Families

2.84

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Paintsville Households by Type

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Paintsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paintsville Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.80%.

Paintsville Educational Attainment by Race

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$18,167

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$20,977

Average Female

Paintsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paintsville Language by Age

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Paintsville Language

98.32% of Paintsville residents speak only English, while 1.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Paintsville Language

Paintsville Poverty by Race

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24.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.84%

Male Poverty Rate

28.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paintsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paintsville is Black, with 48.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paintsville is Hispanic, with 18.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.56%.

Paintsville Poverty

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Paintsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Paintsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paintsville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Paintsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Paintsville Married by Age and Sex

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Paintsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Paintsville Marital Status by Race

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Paintsville Marital Status

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170

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Paintsville Veterans by War

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Paintsville Veterans by Age

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Paintsville Veterans by Race

Paintsville Veterans by Education

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11.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paintsville Veterans by Education

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32%

Labor Force Participation

26.4%

Employment Rate

17.7%

Unemployment Rate

Paintsville Employment by Age

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Paintsville Employment by Race

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Paintsville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.76%

Born in Paintsville

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Paintsville residents were born in the United States, with 76.76% having been born in Kentucky. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Paintsville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Paintsville Population by Year