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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Morehead is $13,768, which is much lower than the state average of $23,741 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Morehead median household income is $37,036, which has grown by 54.23% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 28.72% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Morehead residents spend 17.8 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, #474

Morehead, KY
13,768 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

Morehead, KY
11,236 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
Morehead, KY
18,048 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
Morehead, KY
8,265 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, #260
Morehead, KY
37,036 USD
Kentucky
43,342 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Morehead, KY
43,707 USD
Kentucky
59,312 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #43
Morehead, KY
54.23%
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
 Morehead, KYKentuckyU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income19.73%$6,443, see rank16.86%$12,78721.11%$16,919
Social Security Income35.05%$13,597, see rank33.47%$16,44429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income4.36%$1,014, see rank2.53%$3,2212.82%$3,720
Retirement Income21.62%$30,443, 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
Morehead, KY
48,611 USD
Kentucky
54,928 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Morehead, KY
62,838 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

 Morehead, KYKentuckyU.S.
White$38,144, see rank$44,895$56,900

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

Median Household Income by Age

 Morehead, KYKentuckyU.S.
less than 25$8,242, see rank$22,754$25,788
25 to 44$14,912, see rank$49,463$58,398
45 to 64$48,715, see rank$51,642$65,027
65 or over$46,122, see rank$31,622$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Morehead, KYKentuckyU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over6,344, see rank3,476,701248,775,628
Male12,842, 44.80%, see rank48.68%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:21,233, 43.38%, see rank64.74%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.85%0.73%
Male, Civilian21,233, 43.38%, see rank63.90%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed31,128, 91.48%, see rank90.16%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3105, 8.52%, see rank9.84%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force21,609, 56.62%, see rank35.26%30.72%
Female13,502, 55.20%, see rank51.32%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,221, 34.87%, see rank55.12%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.06%0.11%
Female, Civilian21,221, 34.87%, see rank55.06%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed31,150, 94.19%, see rank91.20%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed371, 5.81%, see rank8.80%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force22,281, 65.13%, 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

 Morehead, KYKentuckyU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over2,250, 100%1,845,143141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone1,658, 73.69%, see rank82.48%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled242, 10.76%, see rank9.92%9.59%
Public Transportation68, 3.02%, see rank1.08%5.06%
Walked228, 10.13%, see rank2.22%2.78%
Other Means8, 0.36%, see rank1.17%1.79%
Worked at Home46, 2.04%, see rank3.13%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Morehead, KY
17.8 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
 Morehead, KYKentuckyU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,2781,870,879143,435,233
Male11,128, 49.52%, see rank52.11%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2303, 26.86%, see rank27.94%33.12%
Service Occupations2385, 34.13%, see rank13.38%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2147, 13.03%, see rank16.34%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations226, 2.30%, see rank1.20%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2165, 14.63%, see rank9.98%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2101, 8.95%, see rank24.48%17.94%
Female11,150, 50.48%, see rank47.89%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2439, 38.17%, see rank37.96%40.04%
Service Occupations2246, 21.39%, see rank20.44%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2398, 34.61%, 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 Occupations267, 5.83%, 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
 Morehead, KYKentuckyU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,278, 100%1,870,879143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining57, 2.50%, see rank2.82%1.96%
Construction157, 6.89%, see rank5.92%6.17%
Manufacturing60, 2.63%, see rank13.73%10.43%
Wholesale Trade29, 1.27%, see rank2.63%2.75%
Retail Trade431, 18.92%, see rank11.96%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities40, 1.76%, see rank5.87%4.93%
Information1, 0.04%, see rank1.71%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing94, 4.13%, see rank5.41%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
103, 4.52%, see rank7.84%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance780, 34.24%, see rank24.39%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
313, 13.74%, see rank8.46%9.49%
Public Administration120, 5.27%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration93, 4.08%, see rank4.72%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Morehead, KY%KentuckyU.S.
Population in Poverty1,37433.59%, see rank18.92%15.59%
Family in Poverty20721.21%, see rank14.41%11.47%

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


 
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