Independence employment information

IndexIndependenceKentuckyNational
Income per capita$26,939$24,802$29,829
Median household income$73,038$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,878$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,944$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$42,299$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$29,200$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%18.8%15.1%
The Independence, 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 Independence is $26,939, which is 9% higher than than the Kentucky average and 10% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $73,038, which is 63% higher than than the Kentucky average and 32% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Independence is 4%, which is 21% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Independence is 7% which is 54% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$48,687$73,038$146,076
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 Independence is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Independence is 32% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Independence is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Independence is 54% lower than the national average.

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Independence median earnings by income bracket

Independence employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%0.8%
Manufacturing sector20.4%0.7%
Financial & insurance services6.2%11.5%
Wholesale & retail services16.7%13.3%
Public administration2.0%5.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.2%1.7%
Education, health & social services7.7%37.5%
Other20.4%18.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Coldstream, OH1,236$151,765174%
Terrace Park, OH2,356$145,625163%
Dry Run, OH7,785$137,543149%
Turpin Hills, OH5,176$114,973108%
Francisville, KY9,452$108,21496%
Independence, KY26,317$73,03832%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Greenville, TX26,303$37,30433%
Edgewood, MD26,303$56,4142%
Pearl, MS26,344$43,76621%
Barberton, OH26,266$39,45629%
Timberwood Park, TX26,388$110,440100%
Independence, KY26,317$73,03832%
Source: The Independence, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).