Independence employment information

Income per capita$24,821$23,741$28,555
Median household income$65,776$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,795$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$40,804$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$41,817$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$30,037$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level9.4%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Independence is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Independence is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Independence is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Independence is 40% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Independence median earnings by income bracket

Independence employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%0.8%
Manufacturing sector23.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.3%12.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.1%15.7%
Public administration3.2%5.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.3%1.8%
Education, health & social services8.0%33.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Coldstream, OH1,316$206,500286%
Dry Run, OH7,446$127,899139%
Turpin Hills, OH4,998$123,585131%
Terrace Park, OH2,249$116,250117%
Francisville, KY9,217$105,55297%
Independence, KY25,638$65,77623%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Vineyard, CA25,640$76,08442%
South Laurel, MD25,633$65,04222%
Sandusky, OH25,626$34,37736%
Hazelwood, MO25,671$44,85516%
Woodstock, GA25,672$68,49928%
Independence, KY25,638$65,77623%
Source: The Independence, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.