Paintsville, Kentucky

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Population in 2022: 4,200 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 1,861  (44.3%)
Females: 2,339  (55.7%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 41240.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $27,215 (it was $25,259 in 2000)
Paintsville:

$27,215
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $20,771 (it was $15,876 in 2000)

Paintsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $152,493 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Paintsville:

$152,493
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $182,946; detached houses: $219,470; townhouses or other attached units: $79,879; mobile homes: $69,598

Median gross rent in 2022: $571.

March 2022 cost of living index in Paintsville: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 30.1%
(31.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Paintsville, KY (2022)
    • 3,99693.3%White alone
    • 1273.0%Asian alone
    • 892.1%Two or more races
    • 220.5%Black alone
    • 130.3%Hispanic

Races in Paintsville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Paintsville, Kentucky as of May 18, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Paintsville is 427 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Paintsville by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.8)
2
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.0)
3
(71.5)
1
(24.6)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(47.3)
4
(115.6)
1
(28.7)
2
(57.6)
3
(72.8)
2
(46.6)
3
(70.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.7)
1
(23.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(118.3)
3
(86.7)
2
(57.4)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.6)
4
(93.8)
4
(94.1)
6
(142.9)
13
(320.1)
3
(74.8)
4
(100.9)
1
(25.7)
4
(92.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(307.6)
23
(664.9)
24
(689.1)
12
(345.5)
11
(266.8)
7
(163.0)
19
(445.7)
9
(211.7)
11
(262.0)
5
(123.1)
4
(99.7)
4
(100.9)
4
(102.6)
2
(46.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(1,491)
94
(2,718)
122
(3,503)
72
(2,073)
79
(1,916)
63
(1,467)
71
(1,665)
46
(1,082)
19
(452.6)
19
(467.9)
20
(498.4)
12
(302.7)
4
(102.6)
5
(115.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(236.6)
10
(289.1)
6
(172.3)
6
(172.8)
1
(24.3)
4
(93.2)
5
(117.3)
5
(117.6)
4
(95.3)
5
(123.1)
9
(224.3)
10
(252.3)
5
(128.3)
5
(115.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index138.0276.7268.2144.0119.1100.8147.1124.0137.0120.979.759.534.442.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Paintsville, KY

Crime rate in Paintsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 9 (9 officers - 9 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Kentucky average:

1.89
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Ancestries: American (55.3%), English (12.2%), German (9.4%), Irish (8.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1843

Land area: 5.26 square miles.

Population density: 799 people per square mile   (low).

Paintsville, Kentucky map

56 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Kentucky:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,432 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $858 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (46.3 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (93.3 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (380.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oil Springs, KY (1.9 miles ),
Auxier, KY (2.4 miles ),
Nippa, KY (2.6 miles ),
Prestonsburg, KY (3.2 miles ),
Flatgap, KY (3.3 miles ),
Dwale, KY (3.7 miles ),
Allen, KY (3.8 miles),
Risner-Bull Creek, KY (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 82.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,540 (+59.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 856 (69.2%)

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Paintsville, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Paintsville, KY in 2022

Paintsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $433,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $106,100
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $245,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $157,600
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Paintsville, KY residents
Average permit cost in Paintsville, KY
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

6.3%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Historical population in Paintsville, KY
Historical housing units in Paintsville, KY
Most common industries in Paintsville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Paintsville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Engineers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)

Average climate in Paintsville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Paintsville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 53.2. This is better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 38.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Paintsville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 61.5 miles away from the Paintsville city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paintsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 266.0 miles away from Paintsville center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 132.1 miles away from Paintsville center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 279.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 64.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (35) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 24, Storms: 23, Mudslides: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 4, Fires: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paintsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Paintsville:

  • PAUL B HALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 625 JAMES S TRIMBLE BOULEVARD)
  • MOUNTAIN MANOR OF PAINTSVILLE (1025 EUCLID AVENUE)
  • FMC - PAINTSVILLE (620 JEFFERSON AVE)
  • JOHNSON - MAGOFFIN HHA (630 JAMES TRIMBLE BOULEVARD)

Airports located in Paintsville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paintsville:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 9 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Morehead State University (about 43 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Marshall University (about 47 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Shawnee State University (about 65 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public high schools in Paintsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Paintsville:

Private elementary/middle school in Paintsville:

  • OUR LADY OF THE MOUNTAINS SCHOOL (Students: 64, Location: 405 3RD ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Paintsville

Library in Paintsville:

  • JOHNSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $697,097; Location: 444 MAIN STREET; 44,236 books; 1,769 audio materials; 617 video materials; 68 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions; 951 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Paintsville: City of Paintsville Fire Department Station 2 (A), Paintsville Fire / Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Turner Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blackberry Branch (A), Turner Branch (B), Tays Branch (C), Stave Branch (D), Lick Fork (E), Jennys Creek (F), Preston Branch (G), Paint Creek (H), Flat Rock Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Ramada Inn (624 James Trimble Boulevard), Budget Inn Express (USHighway 321 South).

Courts: Kentucky State - Circuit Court Clerk (230 Court Street), Johnson County - Fiscal Court PVA Office (338 2nd Street), Kentucky State - Commonwealth Attorney Ofc Court St (230 Court Street), Adm Office Of Courts Family Court (908 3rd Street), Kentucky State - Administrative Offices Of The Courts- Court Designated Wo (230 Court Street), Johnson County Fiscal Court (908 3rd Street), Kentucky State - Regional Court Administrator (230 Court Street), Johnson County - Court Clerk (Court House), Adm Office Of Courts Court Designated Worker (908 3rd Street).

Birthplace of: John Pelphrey - College basketball player, Benjamin F. Stapleton - Politician, Crystal Gayle - (born 1951), country music singer, Willie Blair - Baseball player, Ovie Scurlock - Jockey.

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Paintsville and their reported violations in the past:

PAINTSVILLE MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 19,587, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Paintsville in 2010:

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Paintsville in 2000:

  • 141 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 123 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Paintsville (2011 data):

  • The First Commonwealth Bank of Prestonsburg, Inc.: Family Bank Branch at 232 Main Street, branch established on 1936/06/01; Paintsville Mayo Plaza Branch at 601 N Mayo Trail, branch established on 2009/06/30. Info updated 2011/05/20: Bank assets: $310.9 mil, Deposits: $226.6 mil, headquarters in Prestonsburg, KY, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Prestonsburg Bancshares, Inc.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Mayo Branch at 440 North Mayo Trail, branch established on 2001/03/19; Suburban Branch at 603 South Mayo Trail, branch established on 1971/01/18. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • Citizens National Bank of Paintsville: Citizens National Bank Of Paintsvill at 620 Broadway Avenue, branch established on 1910/01/01; Mayo Shopping Plaza Branch at Route 23-460 By-Pass, branch established on 1978/11/15. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $554.7 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Corporation
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Paintsville Wal-Mart Branch at 470 North Mayo Trail, branch established on 2005/01/26. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Paintsville Main Branch at 300 North Mayo Trail, branch established on 1994/11/28. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Paintsville:

Marital status in Paintsville, KY
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

For population 25 years and over in Paintsville:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Kentucky average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Paintsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Paintsville, KY (based on Johnson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,97751
Mainline Protestant9254
Catholic3251
Other3162
None16,813-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Johnson County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Johnson County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Johnson County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Johnson County:

10.6%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

36.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.9%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Paintsville:

22.4%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Paintsville:

6.1%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Paintsville:

31.7%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

58.3%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Paintsville:

76.3%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paintsville, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 21$81,565$46,6093$3,646
Housing and Community Development (Local) 15$46,442$37,1541$2,090
Other and Unallocable 10$25,387$30,4644$5,484
Police Protection - Officers 8$25,141$37,7120$0
Solid Waste Management 8$15,906$23,8590$0
Streets and Highways 8$19,768$29,6522$2,335
Parks and Recreation 7$18,587$31,8634$688
Other Government Administration 3$11,294$45,1762$3,426
Financial Administration 2$8,582$51,4920$0
Totals for Government 82$252,672$36,97616$17,669

Paintsville government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $193,000 ($45.95)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($8.33)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $4,027,000 ($958.81)
    Sewerage: $2,086,000 ($496.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,529,000 ($364.05)
    Gas Utilities: $1,117,000 ($265.95)
    Central Staff Services: $987,000 ($235.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $901,000 ($214.52)
    General - Other: $880,000 ($209.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $512,000 ($121.90)
    Police Protection: $432,000 ($102.86)
    Regular Highways: $308,000 ($73.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($15.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $221,000 ($52.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $455,000 ($108.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $331,000 ($78.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000 ($25.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,645,000 ($1105.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $567,000 ($135.00)

Paintsville government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,048,000 ($725.71)
    Sewerage: $2,216,000 ($527.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $795,000 ($189.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000 ($46.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $459,000 ($109.29)
    General Local Government Support: $343,000 ($81.67)
    Water Utilities: $320,000 ($76.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $114,000 ($27.14)
    Other: $14,000 ($3.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $192,000 ($45.71)
    Sale of Property: $61,000 ($14.52)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($4.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,385,000 ($1044.05)
    Gas Utilities: $1,957,000 ($465.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $251,000 ($59.76)
    Other: $184,000 ($43.81)
    General Local Government Support: $55,000 ($13.10)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($12.14)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,901,000 ($452.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $851,000 ($202.62)
    Property: $792,000 ($188.57)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $553,000 ($131.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $455,000 ($108.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $190,000 ($45.24)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.48)

Paintsville government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,016,000 ($6670.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,075,000 ($6446.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,833,000 ($436.43)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000 ($212.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $514,000 ($122.38)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $497,000 ($118.33)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,000 ($4.05)

Paintsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,980,000 ($2376.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $520,000 ($123.81)
Businesses in Paintsville, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1Maurices1
Curves1McDonald's2
Dairy Queen1Papa John's Pizza1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Fashion Bug1RadioShack1
FedEx2Ramada1
Goodwill1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Subway1
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1UPS2
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Paintsville:

  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIP (1490 AM; 1 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: S.I.P. BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLV (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paintsville:

  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • W207AO (89.3 FM; PAINTSVILLE-VAN LEAR, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INC.)
  • WXKZ-FM (105.3 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: ADAM GEARHEART D/B/A WXLR-FM)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRLV-FM (106.5 FM; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Paintsville:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
Paintsville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Paintsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 69Number of bridges
  • 1,056ft / 322mTotal length
  • $7,979,000Total costs
  • 191,097Total average daily traffic
  • 17,384Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Paintsville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 271990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 42010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Paintsville, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paintsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Paintsville, KY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paintsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • JOHN GRAY AIRCRAFT SALES INC, Po Box 1689, Paintsville, KY 41240
    Certificate: D001133 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2009, Expiration Date: 04/23/2010

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 43 took place in 2015, and the least - 2 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Paintsville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.2%), and Outside Fires (27.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Paintsville, KY
    • 13150.2%Structure Fires
    • 7127.2%Outside Fires
    • 4718.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 124.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paintsville, KY
Most common first names in Paintsville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7667.2 years
John5472.1 years
Mary5278.9 years
Charles4370.8 years
William3572.5 years
Robert2766.5 years
Paul1968.6 years
George1976.2 years
Anna1673.4 years
Ruth1578.9 years
Most common last names in Paintsville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Castle8676.1 years
Vanhoose7272.5 years
Williams4676.4 years
Conley4377.3 years
Ward4271.3 years
Preston4278.3 years
Davis3572.6 years
Blair3575.6 years
Adams2975.4 years
Meade2571.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Paintsville, KY
  • 54.3%Electricity
  • 44.7%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Paintsville, KY
  • 78.0%Electricity
  • 19.4%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Paintsville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Paintsville on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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