Prestonsburg employment information

Income per capita$16,104$23,741$28,555
Median household income$17,993$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$36,429$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,211$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$16,976$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$17,206$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate2.7%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level43.8%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Prestonsburg is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Prestonsburg is 66% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Prestonsburg is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Prestonsburg is 181% higher than the national average.

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Prestonsburg median earnings by income bracket

Prestonsburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.5%1.7%
Financial & insurance services6.6%1.2%
Wholesale & retail services10.3%32.7%
Public administration7.2%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.4%34.1%

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Prestonsburg, KY3,323$17,99366%

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Winnie, TX3,325$44,16717%
Gallipolis, OH3,325$31,70841%
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Fort Edward, NY3,326$54,1451%
Glasgow, MT3,327$49,7087%
Prestonsburg, KY3,323$17,99366%
Source: The Prestonsburg, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.