Painesville is located at Painesville's Hispanic population increased elevenfold between 19.New residents were primarily immigrants from León, Guanajuato, the ninth-largest metropolitan region in Mexico.
The City of Painesville is also home to Lake Erie College, which is well known around the world for equine studies.
The former Andrews Osborne Academy's Painesville campus became part of Lake Erie College in 2008.
They had settled in Painesville after finding work in its plant nurseries.).
The racial makeup of the city was 68.2% White, 13.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 13.2% from other races, and 4.5% from two or more races.
29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.33. 28.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.5% were from 45 to 64; and 8.7% were 65 years of age or older.
15.2% were of German, 9.7% Irish, 9.4% Italian, 8.3% English and 5.5% American ancestry according to Census 2000.
85.6% spoke English and 13.2% Spanish as their first language.
The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.22. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the city was ,842, and the median income for a family was ,000.
The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.