South Shore employment information

IndexSouth ShoreKentuckyNational
Income per capita$16,565$24,802$29,829
Median household income$25,972$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,750$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$13,229$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$26,518$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$20,903$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level27.9%18.8%15.1%
The South Shore, 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 South Shore is $16,565, which is 33% lower than than the Kentucky average and 44% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $25,972, which is 42% lower than than the Kentucky average and 53% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in South Shore is 2%, which is 62% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in South Shore is 28% which is 84% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$17,312$25,972$51,944
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 South Shore is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Shore is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Shore is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Shore is 84% higher than the national average.

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South Shore employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services41.3%9.9%
Public administration2.2%11.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%10.6%
Education, health & social services16.8%51.1%
Other12.0%4.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sciotodale, OH1,305$69,47426%
Russell, KY3,281$59,0737%
McDermott, OH573$57,5664%
Rosemount, OH2,085$55,8171%
Wheelersburg, OH5,931$50,2649%
South Shore, KY1,035$25,97253%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. Michaels, MD1,035$46,12517%
Atkinson, IL1,035$46,87515%
Start, LA1,035$70,26527%
Gore, OK1,036$39,60928%
Beckville, TX1,034$47,50014%
South Shore, KY1,035$25,97253%
Source: The South Shore, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).