Island employment information

IndexIslandKentuckyNational
Income per capita$19,693$23,741$28,555
Median household income$29,635$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$29,803$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,000$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$28,125$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$20,682$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level15.6%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Island is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Island is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Island is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Island is equal to the national average.

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Island median earnings by income bracket

Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.8%16.0%
Financial & insurance services2.1%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%16.0%
Public administration2.1%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.3%41.5%
Other23.4%18.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Beech Grove, KY448$63,81819%
McHenry, KY447$37,91729%
Centertown, KY320$37,50030%
Central City, KY5,932$35,05734%
Powderly, KY735$34,37536%
Island, KY450$29,63545%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Caswell Beach, NC450$74,21939%
Hull, IL450$36,80631%
Rockford, ID450$75,25641%
Ivanhoe, VA450$14,73272%
Forbestown, CA450$63,67619%
Island, KY450$29,63545%
Source: The Island, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.