Paintsville, Kentucky Population 2024

4,050

Paintsville is a city located in Johnson County Kentucky. Paintsville has a 2024 population of 4,050. It is also the county seat of Johnson County.Paintsville is currently declining at a rate of -1.82% annually and its population has decreased by -6.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,311 in 2020.

The average household income in Paintsville is $52,056 with a poverty rate of 30.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Paintsville is 42.3 years, 38.2 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Paintsville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Paintsville was:

  • White: 94.39%
  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.54%
  • Other race: 0.3%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
615.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.05% (-261)
The current population of Paintsville, Kentucky is 4,050 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,311.

Paintsville, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,03794.39%
Asian1413.3%
Two or more races631.47%
Black or African American230.54%
Other race130.3%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Paintsville Population by Race

Paintsville Population Pyramid 2024

Paintsville Median Age

42.3

Total

38.2

Male

45.9

Female

Paintsville Adults

There are 3,279 adults, (659 of whom are seniors) in Paintsville.

Paintsville Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Paintsville Sex Ratio

Female2,37755.58%
Male1,90044.42%

Paintsville Population by Age

Paintsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6152.3942.457.6
Married6983.365.234.8
Non Family5811.1134.865.2
Female2682.767.892.2
Male682.4410.389.7
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

42.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Paintsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Paintsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paintsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 27.78%.

Paintsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,139

Average Earnings

$44,675

Average Male

$40,048

Average Female

Paintsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paintsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Paintsville Language

96.26% of Paintsville residents speak only English, while 3.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Paintsville Language

Paintsville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,7361,17031.32%
Other1313100%
Hispanic1313100%
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30.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.37%

Male Poverty Rate

39.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paintsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paintsville is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paintsville is White, with 31.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.25%.

Paintsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.75%
High School34.48%
Some College23.8%
Bachelors or Greater7.63%
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Paintsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed14.73%
Male Employed7.55%
Male Unemployed
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Paintsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paintsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Paintsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Paintsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Paintsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Paintsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Paintsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

177

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Paintsville Veterans by War

count

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Paintsville Veterans by Age

count

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Paintsville Veterans by Race

Paintsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

47.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paintsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.2%

Labor Force Participation

38%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Paintsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Paintsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Paintsville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.79%

Born in Paintsville

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Paintsville residents were born in the United States, with 78.79% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Paintsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,675-75-2%
20283,750-75-1.96%
20273,825-75-1.92%
20263,900-75-1.89%
20253,975-75-1.85%
20244,050-75-1.82%
20234,125-75-1.79%
20224,200-75-1.75%
20214,275-36-0.84%
20204,3113368.45%
20193,975-54-1.34%
20184,029-45-1.1%
20174,074-60-1.45%
20164,134-40-0.96%
20154,174-27-0.64%
20144,201-25-0.59%
20134,22630.07%
20124,223100.24%
20114,213
20104,213811.96%
20004,132-222-5.1%
19904,35453914.13%
19803,815-53-1.37%
19703,868-157-3.9%
19604,025-284-6.59%
19504,309
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Paintsville Population by Year