Fort Knox employment information

IndexFort KnoxKentuckyNational
Income per capita$21,436$24,802$29,829
Median household income$53,870$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,966$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$31,187$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$22,185$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.1%18.8%15.1%
The Fort Knox, 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 Fort Knox is $21,436, which is 14% lower than than the Kentucky average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $53,870, which is 20% higher than than the Kentucky average and 3% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Fort Knox is 3%, which is 25% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Fort Knox is 11% which is 26% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$35,909$53,870$107,740
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 Fort Knox is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Knox is 3% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Knox is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Knox is 26% lower than the national average.

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Fort Knox employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.7%3.3%
Manufacturing sector7.7%2.0%
Financial & insurance services2.3%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.1%9.4%
Public administration34.5%8.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%7.1%
Education, health & social services9.7%33.1%
Other26.7%33.0%

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Hunters Hollow, KY350$52,9694%
Doe Valley, KY1,507$52,4045%
Fort Knox, KY9,226$53,8703%

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Alma, MI9,222$35,13436%
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Fort Knox, KY9,226$53,8703%
Source: The Fort Knox, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).