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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Ghent is $24,208, which is about the same as the state average of $23,741 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Ghent median household income is $44,167, which has grown by 16.48% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 28.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Ghent residents spend 12.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than 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, #162

Ghent, KY
24,208 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

Ghent, KY
28,250 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
Ghent, KY
30,268 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
Ghent, KY
26,250 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, #189
Ghent, KY
44,167 USD
Kentucky
43,342 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Ghent, KY
60,218 USD
Kentucky
59,312 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #243
Ghent, KY
16.48%
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
 Ghent, KYKentuckyU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income13.33%$9,675, see rank16.86%$12,78721.11%$16,919
Social Security Income21.33%$15,178, see rank33.47%$16,44429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.33%$3,200, see rank2.53%$3,2212.82%$3,720
Retirement Income8.00%$19,642, 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
Ghent, KY
58,750 USD
Kentucky
54,928 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Ghent, KY
72,725 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

 Ghent, KYKentuckyU.S.
White$49,500, see rank$44,895$56,900
Two or More Races$43,438, see rank$33,835$47,621

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

Median Household Income by Age

 Ghent, KYKentuckyU.S.
25 to 44$52,292, see rank$49,463$58,398
45 to 64$34,500, see rank$51,642$65,027
65 or over$32,188, see rank$31,622$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Ghent, KYKentuckyU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over319, see rank3,476,701248,775,628
Male1174, 54.55%, see rank48.68%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2149, 85.63%, see rank64.74%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.85%0.73%
Male, Civilian2149, 85.63%, see rank63.90%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3131, 87.92%, see rank90.16%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed318, 12.08%, see rank9.84%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force225, 14.37%, see rank35.26%30.72%
Female1145, 45.45%, see rank51.32%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2105, 72.41%, see rank55.12%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.06%0.11%
Female, Civilian2105, 72.41%, see rank55.06%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed398, 93.33%, see rank91.20%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed37, 6.67%, see rank8.80%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force240, 27.59%, 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

 Ghent, KYKentuckyU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over229, 100%1,845,143141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone160, 69.87%, see rank82.48%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled56, 24.45%, see rank9.92%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank1.08%5.06%
Walked7, 3.06%, see rank2.22%2.78%
Other Means4, 1.75%, see rank1.17%1.79%
Worked at Home2, 0.87%, see rank3.13%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Ghent, KY
12.8 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
 Ghent, KYKentuckyU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2291,870,879143,435,233
Male1131, 57.21%, see rank52.11%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations29, 6.87%, see rank27.94%33.12%
Service Occupations227, 20.61%, see rank13.38%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations219, 14.50%, see rank16.34%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank1.20%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations217, 12.98%, see rank9.98%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations247, 35.88%, see rank24.48%17.94%
Female198, 42.79%, see rank47.89%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations220, 20.41%, see rank37.96%40.04%
Service Occupations227, 27.55%, see rank20.44%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations237, 37.76%, see rank32.67%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.20%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.34%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations214, 14.29%, 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
 Ghent, KYKentuckyU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over229, 100%1,870,879143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining0, 0.00%, see rank2.82%1.96%
Construction15, 6.55%, see rank5.92%6.17%
Manufacturing37, 16.16%, see rank13.73%10.43%
Wholesale Trade0, 0.00%, see rank2.63%2.75%
Retail Trade18, 7.86%, see rank11.96%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities26, 11.35%, see rank5.87%4.93%
Information2, 0.87%, see rank1.71%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing10, 4.37%, see rank5.41%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
36, 15.72%, see rank7.84%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance29, 12.66%, see rank24.39%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
48, 20.96%, see rank8.46%9.49%
Public Administration6, 2.62%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration2, 0.87%, see rank4.72%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Ghent, KY%KentuckyU.S.
Population in Poverty8322.07%, see rank18.92%15.59%
Family in Poverty1312.75%, see rank14.41%11.47%

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


 
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