Morgantown employment information

IndexMorgantownKentuckyNational
Income per capita$14,006$24,802$29,829
Median household income$18,707$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,000$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,200$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$26,978$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$15,000$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level50.5%18.8%15.1%
The Morgantown, 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 Morgantown is $14,006, which is 44% lower than than the Kentucky average and 53% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $18,707, which is 58% lower than than the Kentucky average and 66% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 5%, which is 6% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Morgantown is 51% which is 235% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$12,470$18,707$37,414
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 Morgantown is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Morgantown is 66% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Morgantown is 235% higher than the national average.

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Morgantown median earnings by income bracket

Morgantown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector35.6%0.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services8.7%6.0%
Public administration9.9%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%2.3%
Education, health & social services0.0%39.1%
Other14.4%15.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rochester, KY280$46,03317%
McHenry, KY346$36,87533%
Beaver Dam, KY3,586$33,34040%
Caneyville, KY612$21,25062%
Woodbury, KY94$0100%
Morgantown, KY2,628$18,70766%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Enfield, NC2,628$21,78861%
Nanty-Glo, PA2,628$39,01329%
Platteville, CO2,628$60,2089%
Christiana, TN2,627$63,51915%
Abbeville, AL2,627$28,14849%
Morgantown, KY2,628$18,70766%
Source: The Morgantown, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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