Jenkins employment information

IndexJenkinsKentuckyNational
Income per capita$14,934$24,802$29,829
Median household income$22,139$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,831$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$9,410$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$26,369$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$13,232$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate9.1%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level39.5%18.8%15.1%
The Jenkins, 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 Jenkins is $14,934, which is 40% lower than than the Kentucky average and 50% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $22,139, which is 51% lower than than the Kentucky average and 60% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Jenkins is 9%, which is 95% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Jenkins is 39% which is 161% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$14,757$22,139$44,278
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 Jenkins is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jenkins is 60% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jenkins is 95% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jenkins is 161% higher than the national average.

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Jenkins median earnings by income bracket

Jenkins employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%7.5%
Manufacturing sector24.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.0%1.0%
Wholesale & retail services8.2%14.1%
Public administration2.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%1.6%
Education, health & social services8.5%46.2%
Other38.0%26.9%

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Payne Gap, KY355$47,00015%
Virgie, KY265$40,13927%
Jenkins, KY2,250$22,13960%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Beach Haven, NJ2,250$81,69148%
Alpha, NJ2,249$64,45317%
Irrigon, OR2,249$50,6758%
Lathrop, MO2,249$53,7113%
Jermyn, PA2,248$43,07122%
Jenkins, KY2,250$22,13960%
Source: The Jenkins, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).