Phelps employment information

Income per capita$13,225$23,741$28,555
Median household income$19,203$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$26,923$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,542$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$28,750$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$22,981$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate9.3%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level45.7%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Phelps is 54% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Phelps is 64% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Phelps is 59% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Phelps is 193% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Phelps median earnings by income bracket

Phelps employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%10.7%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%15.7%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services41.0%73.6%

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Williamson, WV3,118$36,53632%
Gilbert Creek, WV1,111$31,92040%
Phelps, KY1,179$19,20364%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Otego, NY1,179$59,08110%
Cambridge, NE1,179$42,14321%
Forest Park, OK1,179$64,71221%
Branchville, SC1,179$41,12923%
Bushyhead, OK1,178$45,43815%
Phelps, KY1,179$19,20364%
Source: The Phelps, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.