Whitesburg employment information

Income per capita$20,258$23,741$28,555
Median household income$26,429$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$36,875$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,532$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$35,700$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$21,818$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level29.3%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Whitesburg is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Whitesburg is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Whitesburg is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Whitesburg is 88% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Whitesburg median earnings by income bracket

Whitesburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.6%1.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services22.9%26.0%
Public administration2.9%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.1%43.9%

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Wise, VA3,204$48,29910%
McRoberts, KY802$42,89520%
Whitesburg, KY1,832$26,42951%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Victoria, VA1,832$31,36941%
Alum Creek, WV1,832$34,88035%
Aberdeen, IN1,831$95,33378%
Montgomery, WV1,833$24,47454%
Camino, CA1,833$72,38335%
Whitesburg, KY1,832$26,42951%
Source: The Whitesburg, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.