Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$18,578$24,802$29,829
Median household income$30,234$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,104$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,958$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$34,390$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$21,652$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate6.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level32.3%18.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Morgantown is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Morgantown is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 47% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Morgantown is 114% higher than the national average

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      $20,153 $30,234 $60,468
      $29,871 $44,811 $89,622
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Morgantown median earnings by income bracket

      Morgantown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.0%12.0%
      Manufacturing sector23.2%23.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services4.2%4.2%
      Public administration2.5%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities23.0%23.0%
      Education, health & social services4.9%4.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Rochester, KY164$66,00019.3%
      Beaver Dam, KY3,566$45,89317.0%
      Woodbury, KY52$45,62517.5%
      McHenry, KY312$39,58328.4%
      Caneyville, KY554$29,68846.3%
      Morgantown, KY2,729$30,23445.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Louisville, GA2,729$27,02351.2%
      East Tawas, MI2,729$36,74233.6%
      Swartzville, PA2,729$101,68083.8%
      Crown Heights, NY2,728$90,10462.9%
      Wind Gap, PA2,728$48,22412.8%
      Morgantown, KY2,729$30,23445.3%
      Source: The Morgantown, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).