Clay employment information

IndexClayKentuckyNational
Income per capita$20,980$24,802$29,829
Median household income$40,000$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,290$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,346$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$47,875$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$23,438$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level15.5%18.8%15.1%
The Clay, 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 Clay is $20,980, which is 15% lower than than the Kentucky average and 30% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,000, which is 11% lower than than the Kentucky average and 28% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Clay is 5%, which is 3% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Clay is 15% which is 3% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$26,664$40,000$80,000
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.

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  • The income per capita in Clay is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Clay is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Clay is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Clay is 3% higher than the national average.

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Clay median earnings by income bracket

Clay employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.0%2.5%
Manufacturing sector20.1%15.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services2.7%16.6%
Public administration5.0%11.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%20.9%
Education, health & social services1.4%41.1%
Other56.6%8.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nebo, KY202$61,87512%
Crayne, KY120$42,50023%
Dixon, KY1,118$40,93826%
Morganfield, KY3,571$36,67634%
Sturgis, KY1,904$35,65036%
Clay, KY1,052$40,00028%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Milledgeville, IL1,052$46,36916%
Tuscarora, PA1,052$48,00013%
Houston, MN1,052$37,14333%
Meadowlands, PA1,052$59,2457%
Mechanicsville, IA1,052$56,3722%
Clay, KY1,052$40,00028%
Source: The Clay, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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