Drakesboro employment information

IndexDrakesboroKentuckyNational
Income per capita$21,767$24,802$29,829
Median household income$43,750$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,500$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,667$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$36,250$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$15,139$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%18.8%15.1%
The Drakesboro, KY employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Drakesboro is $21,767, which is 12% lower than than the Kentucky average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,750, which is 2% lower than than the Kentucky average and 21% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Drakesboro is 6%, which is 30% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Drakesboro is 20% which is 31% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$29,163$43,750$87,500
City
$29,871$44,811$89,622
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Drakesboro is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Drakesboro is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Drakesboro is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Drakesboro is 31% higher than the national average.

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Drakesboro median earnings by income bracket

Drakesboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.4%25.0%
Financial & insurance services2.5%1.5%
Wholesale & retail services6.8%19.1%
Public administration3.4%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services2.5%52.9%
Other32.2%23.5%

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Central City, KY5,895$37,39332%
Centertown, KY442$36,87533%
McHenry, KY346$36,87533%
Drakesboro, KY461$43,75021%

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Greentop, MO461$40,83326%
Coalport, PA461$22,29260%
Oak Grove Village, MO461$32,81341%
Round Valley, CA461$54,3752%
Hyden, KY461$20,25063%
Drakesboro, KY461$43,75021%
Source: The Drakesboro, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).