Big Sandy employment information

IndexBig SandyTennesseeNational
Income per capita$14,536$24,811$28,555
Median household income$23,056$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$25,833$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,083$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$18,611$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$16,442$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level31.9%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Big Sandy is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Big Sandy is 57% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Big Sandy is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Big Sandy is 105% higher than the national average.

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Big Sandy median earnings by income bracket

Big Sandy employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector20.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%8.5%
Wholesale & retail services23.5%25.6%
Public administration1.7%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%9.8%
Education, health & social services6.1%24.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Johnsonville, TN1,934$54,0831%
Eva, TN234$41,50022%
Puryear, TN785$41,36423%
Bruceton, TN1,779$40,16725%
Paris, TN10,165$29,70544%
Big Sandy, TN593$23,05657%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Thunderbird Bay, TX593$47,25012%
Greenville, IN593$61,33915%
Downey, ID593$34,16736%
Cokeburg, PA593$35,00035%
Thebes, IL593$28,75046%
Big Sandy, TN593$23,05657%
Source: The Big Sandy, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.