Elkton employment information

IndexElktonKentuckyNational
Income per capita$17,171$24,802$29,829
Median household income$32,045$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,750$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,558$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$18,625$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$16,563$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level25.6%18.8%15.1%
The Elkton, 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 Elkton is $17,171, which is 31% lower than than the Kentucky average and 42% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $32,045, which is 28% lower than than the Kentucky average and 42% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Elkton is 4%, which is 13% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Elkton is 26% which is 70% higher than than the national average.

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$21,361$32,045$64,090
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 Elkton is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elkton is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elkton is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elkton is 70% higher than the national average.

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Elkton median earnings by income bracket

Elkton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.8%1.0%
Manufacturing sector21.5%4.0%
Financial & insurance services1.7%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%18.4%
Public administration6.7%17.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.2%22.2%
Other21.8%18.1%

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Elkton, KY2,166$32,04542%

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Waterloo, IN2,166$43,05622%
Milford, ME2,166$49,30611%
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Elkton, KY2,166$32,04542%
Source: The Elkton, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).