Mount Vernon employment information

IndexMount VernonKentuckyNational
Income per capita$14,289$23,741$28,555
Median household income$20,107$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$30,625$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,922$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$22,337$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$13,813$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate9.7%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level41.2%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mount Vernon is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mount Vernon is 62% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 66% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mount Vernon is 164% higher than the national average.

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Mount Vernon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector20.9%3.9%
Financial & insurance services1.5%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%18.7%
Public administration8.3%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.0%1.1%
Education, health & social services6.1%41.2%

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Brodhead, KY1,341$19,74163%
Livingston, KY138$12,08377%
Mount Vernon, KY2,545$20,10762%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Staples, MN2,545$32,12240%
New Lisbon, WI2,545$39,29227%
Dayton, OR2,545$50,2636%
Seagraves, TX2,544$43,92418%
Doniphan, MO2,546$34,77735%
Mount Vernon, KY2,545$20,10762%
Source: The Mount Vernon, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.