Kentucky Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Kentucky is $23,741, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. Kentucky median household income is $43,342, which has grown by 28.72% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Kentucky residents spend 22.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #47
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #48
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||16.86%||$12,787, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||33.47%||$16,444, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||2.53%||$3,221, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||19.67%||$20,842, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$44,895, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$28,858, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$34,575, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$62,293, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$30,713, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$38,095, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$33,225, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$33,835, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$22,754, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$49,463, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$51,642, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$31,622, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||3,476,701||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||1,692,408||48.68%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,095,719||64.74%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||14,354||0.85%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,081,365||63.90%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||974,920||90.16%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||106,445||9.84%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||596,689||35.26%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||1,784,293||51.32%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||983,539||55.12%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||1,148||0.06%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||982,391||55.06%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||895,959||91.20%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||86,432||8.80%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||800,754||44.88%, see rank||41.21%|
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
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,845,143||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,521,955||82.48%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||183,006||9.92%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||19,839||1.08%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||40,907||2.22%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||21,670||1.17%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||57,766||3.13%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,870,879||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||974,920||52.11%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||272,437||27.94%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||130,458||13.38%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||159,321||16.34%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||11,672||1.20%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||97,338||9.98%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||238,636||24.48%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||895,959||47.89%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||340,079||37.96%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||183,169||20.44%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||292,742||32.67%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,834||0.20%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||3,070||0.34%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||72,443||8.09%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,870,879||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||52,775||2.82%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||110,690||5.92%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||256,824||13.73%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||49,210||2.63%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||223,836||11.96%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||109,783||5.87%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||31,901||1.71%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||101,123||5.41%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|146,587||7.84%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||456,245||24.39%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|158,328||8.46%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||85,182||4.55%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||88,395||4.72%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||803,866||18.92%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||163,412||14.41%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.