Paintsville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)64510891
Median age43.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%58%55%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Paintsville, KY has a population of 4,246 and is the 7,168th largest city in the United States. The population density is 645 per sq mi which is 495% higher than the Kentucky average and 612% higher than the national average. The median age in Paintsville is 43 which is approximately 12% higher than the Kentucky average of 39. In Paintsville, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 73% of Paintsville residents were born in Kentucky, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Paintsville is 495% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Paintsville is 12% higher than Kentucky.
  • In Paintsville 93.71% of the population is White.
  • In Paintsville 0.97% of the population is African American.
  • In Paintsville 1.86% of the population is Asian.

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Paintsville population breakdown by race

African American0.97%7.94%12.63%
American Indian0.35%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.92%2.10%3.06%
Other race2.19%0.92%4.75%
In Paintsville, 3.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Paintsville, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).