Elkhorn City employment information

IndexElkhorn CityKentuckyNational
Income per capita$19,353$23,741$28,555
Median household income$26,618$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,409$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,500$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$20,795$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$20,648$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate7.6%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level31.9%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elkhorn City is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elkhorn City is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elkhorn City is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elkhorn City is 105% higher than the national average.

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Elkhorn City median earnings by income bracket

Elkhorn City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.6%2.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services6.5%33.3%
Public administration0.0%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%6.5%
Education, health & social services34.3%38.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grundy, VA1,063$45,53615%
Clintwood, VA1,448$40,08325%
Pikeville, KY7,313$37,28330%
Pound, VA981$34,34536%
Virgie, KY264$30,11444%
Elkhorn City, KY855$26,61850%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hoagland, IN855$45,00016%
Prospect, NC855$27,76648%
Livingston, IL855$42,98120%
Millers Falls, MA855$54,1071%
West Cape May, NJ855$46,66713%
Elkhorn City, KY855$26,61850%
Source: The Elkhorn City, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.