Central City employment information

IndexCentral CityKentuckyNational
Income per capita$16,056$23,741$28,555
Median household income$35,057$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,553$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,107$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$19,519$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$17,596$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level29.6%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Central City is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central City is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central City is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central City is 90% higher than the national average.

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Central City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.7%5.6%
Manufacturing sector19.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.8%19.4%
Public administration9.6%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.7%1.8%
Education, health & social services9.0%39.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Greenville, KY4,442$41,00923%
McHenry, KY447$37,91729%
White Plains, KY909$37,56630%
Centertown, KY320$37,50030%
Beechmont, KY911$37,50030%
Central City, KY5,932$35,05734%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marion, VA5,931$29,90044%
Crafton, PA5,931$49,8887%
Bellevue, KY5,933$54,2882%
Wilmington city, IL5,934$56,5576%
Posen, IL5,934$41,49622%
Central City, KY5,932$35,05734%
Source: The Central City, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.