Jamestown employment information

IndexJamestownKentuckyNational
Income per capita$16,538$24,802$29,829
Median household income$23,355$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$29,625$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,379$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$29,500$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$18,567$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level41.3%18.8%15.1%
The Jamestown, 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 Jamestown is $16,538, which is 33% lower than than the Kentucky average and 45% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $23,355, which is 48% lower than than the Kentucky average and 58% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Jamestown is 5%, which is 7% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Jamestown is 41% which is 173% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$15,568$23,355$46,710
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 Jamestown is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jamestown is 58% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jamestown is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jamestown is 173% higher than the national average.

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Jamestown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector19.2%4.5%
Financial & insurance services4.5%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services17.8%23.4%
Public administration7.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%3.2%
Education, health & social services6.6%30.4%
Other23.4%21.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Columbia, KY4,847$28,31349%
Monticello, KY6,116$26,00553%
Russell Springs, KY2,506$22,93859%
Jamestown, KY1,989$23,35558%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marbury, AL1,989$40,44627%
Fisher, IL1,989$59,6208%
Earle, AR1,989$27,13451%
Mooreland, OK1,989$57,5614%
Blountsville, AL1,988$27,38650%
Jamestown, KY1,989$23,35558%
Source: The Jamestown, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).