Water Valley employment information

IndexWater ValleyKentuckyNational
Income per capita$14,628$23,741$28,555
Median household income$23,250$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$24,792$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,292$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$22,159$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$14,583$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level34.9%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Water Valley is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Water Valley is 57% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Water Valley is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Water Valley is 124% higher than the national average.

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Water Valley median earnings by income bracket

Water Valley employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.4%4.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services32.8%22.2%
Public administration3.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.6%19.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cayce, KY68$63,27418%
Sedalia, KY367$50,0326%
Wingo, KY847$40,98223%
Rives, TN269$36,87531%
Union City, TN10,791$35,05134%
Water Valley, KY332$23,25057%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pleasure Bend, LA332$47,67911%
Woodruff, UT332$69,10729%
Cuylerville, NY332$56,2505%
Union Grove, TX332$46,87512%
Polk, NE332$47,00012%
Water Valley, KY332$23,25057%
Source: The Water Valley, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.