Prestonsburg, KY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Prestonsburg, Kentucky Info Snack

Population
3,591
Unemployment
12.3%
Poverty
44.0%
Median Home
$113,300
Median Income
$26,563
Median Rent
$600

Prestonsburg SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
5
Education
5
Commute
9.5

Prestonsburg, KY Crime Report

38
Total Crimes
1,070.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.78%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Prestonsburg
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 38 1,070.4 2,114.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 6 169.0 217.1 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 48.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 140.8 128.6 250.2
Property Crime 32 901.4 1,897.4 2,109.9
Burglary 4 112.7 345.7 340.5
Larceny 21 591.5 1,323.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 7 197.2 228.2 219.9

Prestonsburg, KY Photos

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Rankings for Prestonsburg in Kentucky

Map Of Prestonsburg, KY

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Population over time in Prestonsburg

Year Population % Change
2019 3,591 -1.5%
2018 3,645 3.2%
2017 3,532 -2.0%
2016 3,603 6.0%
2015 3,398 2.3%
2014 3,323 -0.7%
2013 3,346 1.1%
2012 3,308 -1.9%
2011 3,373 -2.0%
2010 3,443 -

Race / Ethnicity in Prestonsburg

White
89.6% (3,217)
African American
6.4% (229)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.0% (35)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (60)
Hispanic
1.4% (50)
Race Prestonsburg KY USA
White 89.6% 84.6% 60.7%
African American 6.4% 8.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.4% 3.7% 18.0%

Gender in Prestonsburg

Female
45.3% (1,627)
Male
54.7% (1,964)
Gender Prestonsburg KY USA
Female 45.3% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 54.7% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Prestonsburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (430)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (430)
High School / GED
32.0% (1,149)
Some College
20.0% (718)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (215)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (395)
Master's Degree
5.0% (179)
Professional Degree
2.0% (71)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Prestonsburg KY USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Prestonsburg, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
20.1% (72,139)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.9% (35,670)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.9% (64,419)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.3% (47,915)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.9% (21,295)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.2% (36,469)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (37,533)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.8% (27,950)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (4,259)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (11,446)
Income Prestonsburg KY USA
Less than $10,000 20.1% 8.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.9% 5.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.9% 11.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.3% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.9% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.2% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.8% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 4.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 3.9% 7.7%

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