Junction City employment information

IndexJunction CityKentuckyNational
Income per capita$16,484$24,802$29,829
Median household income$35,139$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,321$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,107$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$28,651$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$21,343$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.3%18.8%15.1%
The Junction City, 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 Junction City is $16,484, which is 34% lower than than the Kentucky average and 45% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,139, which is 22% lower than than the Kentucky average and 36% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Junction City is 3%, which is 37% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Junction City is 19% which is 28% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$23,423$35,139$70,278
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.

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  • The income per capita in Junction City is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Junction City is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Junction City is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Junction City is 28% higher than the national average.

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Junction City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%1.3%
Manufacturing sector30.3%1.3%
Financial & insurance services0.5%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services16.4%19.0%
Public administration1.8%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%1.9%
Education, health & social services6.1%24.0%
Other29.4%39.8%

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Danville, KY16,645$37,03633%
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Perryville, KY1,120$33,75039%
Harrodsburg, KY8,409$31,79443%
Junction City, KY2,349$35,13936%

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Fairmont City, IL2,349$35,05737%
Arnold Line, MS2,349$51,2507%
Water Mill, NY2,349$128,750133%
Putney, GA2,350$46,90415%
Henry, IL2,348$48,97711%
Junction City, KY2,349$35,13936%
Source: The Junction City, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).