Tompkinsville employment information

IndexTompkinsvilleKentuckyNational
Income per capita$19,138$24,802$29,829
Median household income$29,821$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,315$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,101$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$29,779$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$19,375$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.8%18.8%15.1%
The Tompkinsville, 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 Tompkinsville is $19,138, which is 23% lower than than the Kentucky average and 36% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,821, which is 33% lower than than the Kentucky average and 46% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Tompkinsville is 6%, which is 26% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Tompkinsville is 20% which is 31% higher than than the national average.

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$19,878$29,821$59,642
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 Tompkinsville is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tompkinsville is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tompkinsville is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tompkinsville is 31% higher than the national average.

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Tompkinsville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.4%1.1%
Manufacturing sector24.7%13.3%
Financial & insurance services1.4%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services17.0%18.3%
Public administration4.1%7.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.7%34.7%
Other26.6%19.7%

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Source: The Tompkinsville, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).