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People

Total Population 4,251
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 17.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,015
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 44.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,877
% Above Poverty Level 69%
% Below Poverty Level 31%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.1%
Median Gross Rent $510
Median House Value $120,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.7%
US/American 0%
English 11.4%
Irish 12.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Paintsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles SW of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Johnson
Standard Zip Codes 41240
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.814
Longitude -82.807

Paintsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PAINTSVILLE 1 E
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Station WEST LIBERTY
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 43 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station WILLIAMSON
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Paintsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Nippa (41240)

Offutt (41240)

Riceville (41240)

Swamp Branch (41240)

Thealka (41240)

Whitehouse (41240)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allen 211 $44,375
Blaine 69 $0
Inez 657 $34,000
Martin 713 $19,934
Prestonsburg 3,398 $31,786
Salyersville 1,754 $31,544

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Paintsville Public Libraries

Library
Johnson County Public Library
444 MAIN STREET
Paintsville, Kentucky
(606) 789-4355

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Paintsville Hospitals

PAUL B HALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
625 W JAMES S TRIMBLE BLVD
(606) 789-3511
Emergency Service: Yes

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Paintsville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

JOHNSON CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
257 NORTH MAYO TRAIL
606-789-2500
A Title I School.
Serves 1,011 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

PAINTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
225 2ND ST
606-789-2656
Serves 351 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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