Columbus employment information

Income per capita$20,598$23,741$28,555
Median household income$31,719$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,031$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,167$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$16,944$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$16,528$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate7.3%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level9.9%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbus is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbus is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbus is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbus is 37% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Columbus median earnings by income bracket

Columbus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector40.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%2.4%
Public administration0.0%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%4.9%
Education, health & social services28.9%39.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cayce, KY68$63,27418%
Anniston, MO219$32,81339%
Wyatt, MO471$32,73439%
Wickliffe, KY625$31,96440%
Bardwell, KY783$28,07748%
Columbus, KY182$31,71941%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Latty, OH182$49,0008%
Twin Lakes CDP, MN182$52,5002%
Monaville, WV182$37,64730%
Three Mile Bay, NY182$34,28636%
Ashville, PA182$36,71931%
Columbus, KY182$31,71941%
Source: The Columbus, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.