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Income/capita 24%
Household income 1%
Unemployment 61%
IndexFredoniaKentuckyNational
Income per capita$22,526$24,802$29,829
Median household income$55,000$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,722$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,750$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$40,909$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$22,500$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level18.1%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fredonia is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fredonia is 1% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fredonia is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fredonia is 20% higher than the national average

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      $36,663$55,000$110,000
      City
      $29,871$44,811$89,622
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Fredonia median earnings by income bracket

      Fredonia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector33.3%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services6.1%8.1%
      Public administration9.1%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services1.0%50.5%
      Other26.3%15.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kuttawa, KY699$52,2126%
      Grand Rivers, KY332$51,0718%
      Crayne, KY120$42,50023%
      Dycusburg, KY62$40,52627%
      Princeton, KY6,215$39,69628%
      Fredonia, KY487$55,0001%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hometown, WV487$0100%
      Badger, IA487$58,1255%
      Union, IA487$42,81323%
      Baneberry, TN487$67,75022%
      Polvadera, NM486$16,35270%
      Fredonia, KY487$55,0001%
      Source: The Fredonia, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).