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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Spencer County is $26,564, which is higher than the state average of $23,741 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Spencer County median household income is $65,149, which has grown by 38.49% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 28.72% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Spencer County residents spend 32.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 22.5 minutes and is higher 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, #12

Spencer County
26,564 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

Spencer County
35,351 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
Spencer County
43,865 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
Spencer County
28,542 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, #3
Spencer County
65,149 USD
Kentucky
43,342 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Spencer County
73,271 USD
Kentucky
59,312 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #24
Spencer County
38.49%
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
 Spencer CountyKentuckyU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income14.43%$6,680, see rank16.86%$12,78721.11%$16,919
Social Security Income28.44%$18,063, see rank33.47%$16,44429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.65%$6,884, see rank2.53%$3,2212.82%$3,720
Retirement Income19.31%$24,400, 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
Spencer County
72,146 USD
Kentucky
54,928 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Spencer County
80,798 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

 Spencer CountyKentuckyU.S.
White$65,298, see rank$44,895$56,900
Black$90,083, see rank$28,858$35,600
Hispanic$61,563, see rank$34,575$42,396
Two or More Races$55,529, see rank$33,835$47,621

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

Median Household Income by Age

 Spencer CountyKentuckyU.S.
less than 25$44,417, see rank$22,754$25,788
25 to 44$75,563, see rank$49,463$58,398
45 to 64$69,495, see rank$51,642$65,027
65 or over$39,808, see rank$31,622$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Spencer CountyKentuckyU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over13,618, see rank3,476,701248,775,628
Male16,819, 50.07%, see rank48.68%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:24,888, 71.68%, see rank64.74%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.85%0.73%
Male, Civilian24,888, 71.68%, see rank63.90%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed34,523, 92.53%, see rank90.16%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3365, 7.47%, see rank9.84%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force21,931, 28.32%, see rank35.26%30.72%
Female16,799, 49.93%, see rank51.32%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:24,252, 62.54%, see rank55.12%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.06%0.11%
Female, Civilian24,252, 62.54%, see rank55.06%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed33,992, 93.89%, see rank91.20%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3260, 6.11%, see rank8.80%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force22,547, 37.46%, 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

 Spencer CountyKentuckyU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over8,366, 100%1,845,143141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone7,452, 89.07%, see rank82.48%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled621, 7.42%, see rank9.92%9.59%
Public Transportation16, 0.19%, see rank1.08%5.06%
Walked35, 0.42%, see rank2.22%2.78%
Other Means108, 1.29%, see rank1.17%1.79%
Worked at Home134, 1.60%, see rank3.13%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Spencer County
32.8 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
 Spencer CountyKentuckyU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over8,5151,870,879143,435,233
Male14,523, 53.12%, see rank52.11%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,071, 23.68%, see rank27.94%33.12%
Service Occupations2609, 13.46%, see rank13.38%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2631, 13.95%, see rank16.34%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations236, 0.80%, see rank1.20%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2522, 11.54%, see rank9.98%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,233, 27.26%, see rank24.48%17.94%
Female13,992, 46.88%, see rank47.89%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,327, 33.24%, see rank37.96%40.04%
Service Occupations2635, 15.91%, see rank20.44%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations21,553, 38.90%, see rank32.67%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations212, 0.30%, see rank0.20%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations219, 0.48%, see rank0.34%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2333, 8.34%, 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
 Spencer CountyKentuckyU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over8,515, 100%1,870,879143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining112, 1.32%, see rank2.82%1.96%
Construction576, 6.76%, see rank5.92%6.17%
Manufacturing1,590, 18.67%, see rank13.73%10.43%
Wholesale Trade291, 3.42%, see rank2.63%2.75%
Retail Trade1,007, 11.83%, see rank11.96%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities734, 8.62%, see rank5.87%4.93%
Information86, 1.01%, see rank1.71%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing721, 8.47%, see rank5.41%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
722, 8.48%, see rank7.84%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance1,677, 19.69%, see rank24.39%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
356, 4.18%, see rank8.46%9.49%
Public Administration247, 2.90%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration396, 4.65%, see rank4.72%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Spencer County%KentuckyU.S.
Population in Poverty1,1876.90%, see rank18.92%15.59%
Family in Poverty2174.25%, see rank14.41%11.47%

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


 
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