Whitesburg employment information

IndexWhitesburgKentuckyNational
Income per capita$23,450$24,802$29,829
Median household income$37,989$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,455$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,750$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$36,935$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$29,514$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level25.1%18.8%15.1%
The Whitesburg, 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 Whitesburg is $23,450, which is 5% lower than than the Kentucky average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,989, which is 15% lower than than the Kentucky average and 31% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Whitesburg is 3%, which is 41% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Whitesburg is 25% which is 66% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$25,323$37,989$75,978
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 Whitesburg is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Whitesburg is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Whitesburg is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Whitesburg is 66% higher than the national average.

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Whitesburg median earnings by income bracket

Whitesburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services18.8%19.4%
Public administration6.3%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%1.2%
Education, health & social services20.3%62.4%
Other29.1%11.5%

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Payne Gap, KY355$47,00015%
Benham, KY499$41,25025%
Whitesburg, KY2,196$37,98931%

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Central, TN2,196$25,74353%
Fox Lake Hills, IL2,196$64,53717%
Mackinaw, IL2,196$56,1111%
Chester, CA2,195$48,92412%
Deenwood, GA2,195$36,64534%
Whitesburg, KY2,196$37,98931%
Source: The Whitesburg, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).