Ferguson employment information

IndexFergusonKentuckyNational
Income per capita$21,780$24,802$29,829
Median household income$37,656$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,333$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,568$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$22,083$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$18,200$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level20.6%18.8%15.1%
The Ferguson, 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 Ferguson is $21,780, which is 12% lower than than the Kentucky average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,656, which is 16% lower than than the Kentucky average and 32% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Ferguson is 7%, which is 47% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Ferguson is 21% which is 36% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$25,101$37,656$75,312
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Ferguson is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ferguson is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ferguson is 47% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ferguson is 36% higher than the national average.

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Ferguson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector4.4%5.4%
Financial & insurance services1.6%7.2%
Wholesale & retail services19.8%17.6%
Public administration7.7%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%2.3%
Education, health & social services10.1%41.4%
Other27.8%21.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Burnside, KY1,270$49,84410%
Science Hill, KY644$33,62539%
Somerset, KY11,415$25,07055%
Eubank, KY245$22,29260%
Ferguson, KY1,087$37,65632%

Cities with similar population

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Cowiche, WA1,087$46,53216%
Clearview Acres, WY1,087$50,00010%
Reedsville, WI1,087$52,9174%
Knox City, TX1,087$44,22620%
East Conemaugh, PA1,087$32,67941%
Ferguson, KY1,087$37,65632%
Source: The Ferguson, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).