Catlettsburg is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,747 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Catlettsburg is the 199th largest community in Kentucky. Catlettsburg has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Catlettsburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Catlettsburg is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Catlettsburg who work in office and administrative support (18.78%), healthcare suport services (11.45%), and healthcare (10.73%).
The percentage of people in Catlettsburg with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.58% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Catlettsburg in 2018 was $19,081, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,324 for a family of four. However, Catlettsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Catlettsburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.53% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Catlettsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Catlettsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Catlettsburg include Irish, English, German, European, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Catlettsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.