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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Bell County is $14,657, which is much lower than the state average of $23,741 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Bell County median household income is $24,976, which has grown by 31.06% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 28.72% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Bell County residents spend 21.9 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the state average of 22.5 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #116

Bell County
14,657 USD
Kentucky
23,741 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Bell County
21,992 USD
Kentucky
26,888 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Bell County
26,928 USD
Kentucky
32,091 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Bell County
17,334 USD
Kentucky
22,404 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #115
Bell County
24,976 USD
Kentucky
43,342 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Bell County
35,361 USD
Kentucky
59,312 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #56
Bell County
31.06%
Kentucky
28.72%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Bell CountyKentuckyU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income10.58%$8,082, see rank16.86%$12,78721.11%$16,919
Social Security Income39.16%$14,171, see rank33.47%$16,44429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.87%$3,528, see rank2.53%$3,2212.82%$3,720
Retirement Income20.51%$17,956, see rank19.67%$20,84217.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Bell County
32,924 USD
Kentucky
54,928 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Bell County
42,034 USD
Kentucky
70,337 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Bell CountyKentuckyU.S.
White$25,158, see rank$44,895$56,900
Black$17,536, see rank$28,858$35,600
Asian$50,350, see rank$62,293$73,244
Two or More Races$29,583, see rank$33,835$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Bell CountyKentuckyU.S.
less than 25$22,939, see rank$22,754$25,788
25 to 44$31,141, see rank$49,463$58,398
45 to 64$25,764, see rank$51,642$65,027
65 or over$20,273, see rank$31,622$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Bell CountyKentuckyU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over22,873, see rank3,476,701248,775,628
Male110,900, 47.65%, see rank48.68%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:24,884, 44.81%, see rank64.74%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces213, 0.12%, see rank0.85%0.73%
Male, Civilian24,871, 44.69%, see rank63.90%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed34,309, 88.46%, see rank90.16%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3562, 11.54%, see rank9.84%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force26,016, 55.19%, see rank35.26%30.72%
Female111,973, 52.35%, see rank51.32%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:24,668, 38.99%, see rank55.12%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.06%0.11%
Female, Civilian24,668, 38.99%, see rank55.06%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed34,107, 87.98%, see rank91.20%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3561, 12.02%, see rank8.80%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force27,305, 61.01%, see rank44.88%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Bell CountyKentuckyU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over8,203, 100%1,845,143141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone6,376, 77.73%, see rank82.48%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled1,133, 13.81%, see rank9.92%9.59%
Public Transportation8, 0.10%, see rank1.08%5.06%
Walked326, 3.97%, see rank2.22%2.78%
Other Means132, 1.61%, see rank1.17%1.79%
Worked at Home228, 2.78%, see rank3.13%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Bell County
21.9 minutes
Kentucky
22.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Bell CountyKentuckyU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over8,4161,870,879143,435,233
Male14,309, 51.20%, see rank52.11%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2731, 16.96%, see rank27.94%33.12%
Service Occupations2561, 13.02%, see rank13.38%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2669, 15.53%, see rank16.34%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations232, 0.74%, see rank1.20%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2676, 15.69%, see rank9.98%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,236, 28.68%, see rank24.48%17.94%
Female14,107, 48.80%, see rank47.89%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,354, 32.97%, see rank37.96%40.04%
Service Occupations21,018, 24.79%, see rank20.44%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations21,474, 35.89%, see rank32.67%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.20%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations220, 0.49%, see rank0.34%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2220, 5.36%, see rank8.09%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Bell CountyKentuckyU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over8,416, 100%1,870,879143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining572, 6.80%, see rank2.82%1.96%
Construction483, 5.74%, see rank5.92%6.17%
Manufacturing807, 9.59%, see rank13.73%10.43%
Wholesale Trade178, 2.12%, see rank2.63%2.75%
Retail Trade1,247, 14.82%, see rank11.96%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities447, 5.31%, see rank5.87%4.93%
Information76, 0.90%, see rank1.71%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing284, 3.37%, see rank5.41%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
585, 6.95%, see rank7.84%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance2,263, 26.89%, see rank24.39%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
466, 5.54%, see rank8.46%9.49%
Public Administration488, 5.80%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration520, 6.18%, see rank4.72%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Bell County%KentuckyU.S.
Population in Poverty8,88632.72%, see rank18.92%15.59%
Family in Poverty1,95126.35%, see rank14.41%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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