Income/capita 20%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 37%
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Income per capita$23,790$24,802$29,829
Median household income$45,388$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,389$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$81,184$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$26,080$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ironville is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ironville is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ironville is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ironville is 29% lower than the national average

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      Ironville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services35.3%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%18.1%
      Public administration23.5%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services27.9%39.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bellefonte, KY785$100,87582.3%
      Westwood city, KY608$81,75047.8%
      Russell, KY3,281$59,0736.8%
      Burlington, OH2,514$50,7758.2%
      Lavalette, WV1,177$49,08311.3%
      Ironville, KY525$45,38818.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      St. Paul, AK525$60,0008.5%
      Avoca, AR525$52,8134.5%
      Emerson, IA525$52,0146.0%
      Fonda, IA525$39,58328.4%
      Norway, IA525$48,75011.9%
      Ironville, KY525$45,38818.0%
      Source: The Ironville, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).