Whitley City employment information

IndexWhitley CityKentuckyNational
Income per capita$9,092$23,741$28,555
Median household income$17,683$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$18,550$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$8,906$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$4,228$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$16,750$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate14.3%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level49.5%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Whitley City is 68% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Whitley City is 67% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Whitley City is 145% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Whitley City is 217% higher than the national average.

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Whitley City median earnings by income bracket

Whitley City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry61.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services22.0%0.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%36.8%

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Pine Knot, KY1,772$18,18866%
Whitley City, KY1,172$17,68367%

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Kissee Mills, MO1,172$31,66741%
Coarsegold, CA1,172$30,21644%
Cedar Bluff, VA1,172$34,13036%
Dunlap, IA1,172$44,25017%
Whitley City, KY1,172$17,68367%
Source: The Whitley City, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.