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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexClay CityKentuckyNational
Income per capita$15,663$24,802$29,829
Median household income$17,109$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$23,958$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,417$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$23,333$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$13,482$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level39.9%18.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clay City is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Clay City is 69% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clay City is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clay City is 164% higher than the national average

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      $11,404 $17,109 $34,218
      $29,871 $44,811 $89,622
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Clay City median earnings by income bracket

      Clay City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%10.1%
      Manufacturing sector27.8%27.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.9%18.9%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.9%21.9%
      Education, health & social services4.1%4.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Jeffersonville, KY1,927$47,50014.1%
      Winchester, KY18,520$43,41521.5%
      Camargo, KY1,077$41,81824.4%
      Mount Sterling, KY7,190$41,47425.0%
      Ravenna, KY767$33,75039.0%
      Clay City, KY988$17,10969.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Rosa, AL988$24,75455.3%
      Harris, MN988$80,35745.3%
      Medford, OK988$48,75011.9%
      Tobique 20, NB988n/a 
      Shelby, AL987$76,01637.4%
      Clay City, KY988$17,10969.1%
      Source: The Clay City, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).