Dawson Springs employment information

IndexDawson SpringsKentuckyNational
Income per capita$18,192$23,741$28,555
Median household income$26,863$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,466$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,356$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$27,888$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$16,596$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level34.1%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Dawson Springs is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dawson Springs is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dawson Springs is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dawson Springs is 119% higher than the national average.

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Dawson Springs median earnings by income bracket

Dawson Springs employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.1%1.8%
Financial & insurance services1.0%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services19.0%18.6%
Public administration2.6%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.6%1.5%
Education, health & social services11.3%45.6%

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Nebo, KY210$43,75018%
Earlington, KY1,596$42,69220%
Madisonville, KY19,807$40,56524%
Princeton, KY6,274$37,00831%
Crofton, KY903$31,97940%
Dawson Springs, KY2,753$26,86350%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
McLeansboro, IL2,753$25,71452%
Burns, OR2,753$34,95235%
Bonny Doon, CA2,752$88,22165%
Blackhawk, SD2,754$54,7852%
Mineral Springs, NC2,752$53,9771%
Dawson Springs, KY2,753$26,86350%
Source: The Dawson Springs, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.