Income/capita 32%
Household income 43%
Unemployment 87%
Income per capita$20,150$24,802$29,829
Median household income$31,794$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,963$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,388$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$31,170$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$24,205$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate8.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level26.8%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Harrodsburg is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Harrodsburg is 43% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Harrodsburg is 87% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Harrodsburg is 77% higher than the national average

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      Harrodsburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector34.4%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services5.1%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services10.1%13.6%
      Public administration4.1%7.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%0.8%
      Education, health & social services6.4%38.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      High Bridge, KY264$63,12514%
      Salvisa, KY481$56,2922%
      Mackville, KY248$43,43821%
      Wilmore, KY6,181$43,37522%
      Willisburg, KY312$40,83326%
      Harrodsburg, KY8,409$31,79443%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Braselton, GA8,409$90,28463%
      Clinton, SC8,409$30,04146%
      Delavan, WI8,410$44,68019%
      Fallon, NV8,410$37,84832%
      Celebration, FL8,410$81,06447%
      Harrodsburg, KY8,409$31,79443%
      Source: The Harrodsburg, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).