Morehead employment information

Income per capita$13,768$23,741$28,555
Median household income$37,036$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,859$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,333$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$18,048$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$8,265$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level33.6%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Morehead is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Morehead is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Morehead is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Morehead is 115% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Morehead median earnings by income bracket

Morehead employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.3%2.3%
Financial & insurance services3.2%0.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.0%23.3%
Public administration10.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%2.4%
Education, health & social services25.2%43.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lakeview Heights, KY256$90,50069%
Farmers, KY123$26,53850%
Salt Lick, KY342$22,75057%
Morehead, KY6,896$37,03631%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hughson, CA6,895$50,1096%
Westville, IN6,895$50,3136%
West Point, NY6,892$96,45880%
Fort Pierce North, FL6,901$23,95855%
Alta Sierra, CA6,902$68,79229%
Morehead, KY6,896$37,03631%
Source: The Morehead, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.