Ghent employment information

IndexGhentKentuckyNational
Income per capita$24,208$23,741$28,555
Median household income$44,167$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,250$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,250$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$30,268$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$26,250$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate7.8%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level22.1%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ghent is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ghent is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ghent is 34% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ghent is 42% higher than the national average.

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Ghent median earnings by income bracket

Ghent employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%1.0%
Manufacturing sector22.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services5.3%11.2%
Public administration2.3%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.8%4.1%
Education, health & social services2.3%26.5%
Other40.5%39.8%

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Sanders, KY235$45,75014%
Patriot, IN303$43,21419%
Glencoe, KY456$41,25023%
Ghent, KY376$44,16717%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Saline, LA376$42,50021%
Clayton, WA376$31,75041%
Belle Haven, VA376$42,23221%
Darrouzett, TX376$59,68812%
Akeley, MN376$36,66731%
Ghent, KY376$44,16717%
Source: The Ghent, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.