Leitchfield employment information

IndexLeitchfieldKentuckyNational
Income per capita$19,236$24,802$29,829
Median household income$28,580$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,586$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,408$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$26,113$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$16,150$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level27.5%18.8%15.1%
The Leitchfield, 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 Leitchfield is $19,236, which is 22% lower than than the Kentucky average and 36% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $28,580, which is 36% lower than than the Kentucky average and 48% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Leitchfield is 4%, which is 15% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Leitchfield is 27% which is 82% higher than than the national average.

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$19,051$28,580$57,160
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 Leitchfield is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Leitchfield is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Leitchfield is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Leitchfield is 82% higher than the national average.

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Leitchfield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.8%3.3%
Manufacturing sector31.5%3.3%
Financial & insurance services1.0%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services8.2%9.8%
Public administration7.6%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%4.7%
Education, health & social services7.8%27.2%
Other22.9%30.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Big Clifty, KY352$41,66725%
Clarkson, KY971$22,50059%
Caneyville, KY612$21,25062%
Leitchfield, KY6,850$28,58048%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Napili-Honokowai, HI6,856$54,8711%
Melissa, TX6,844$101,51884%
Newport, TN6,856$22,41759%
Galax, VA6,858$31,11044%
St. Albans, VT6,858$46,13317%
Leitchfield, KY6,850$28,58048%
Source: The Leitchfield, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).