McCracken, KY Income and Economy

McCracken Unemployment

County unemployment is displayed in the following table. The unemployment rate county wide is 7.6%. This rate is better than the 7.9% national average.

Unemployment County State USA
Unemployment Rate
7.6%
8.2%
7.9%
National Average
Two or more races
30.1%
15.3%
12.2%
National Average
Black or African American
15.9%
14.4%
14.0%
National Average
White
6.5%
7.7%
6.8%
National Average
Asian
5.1%
5.2%
6.4%
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.0%
3.9%
10.5%
National Average
Hispanic
0.0%
9.7%
9.6%
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
15.9%
13.9%
National Average

McCracken Median Income by Race

Median income by race is displayed below. At $25,638, the segment with the highest income are White people.

Race County State USA
White
$25,638
$26,522
$31,133
National Average
Asian
$25,086
$30,294
$34,418
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
$22,500
$20,971
$21,510
National Average
Black or African American
$19,912
$20,821
$25,062
National Average
Hispanic
$19,420
$18,161
$21,505
National Average
Two or more races
$12,480
$15,620
$22,664
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
$0
$23,000
$26,563
National Average

McCracken Median Household Income by Age

The following table continues the county's median income by age. Workers aged < 25 make the most in McCracken, KY.

Age County State USA
< 25
$19,303
$22,486
$26,465
National Average
25 - 44
$43,273
$47,808
$57,132
National Average
45 - 64
$55,625
$49,999
$63,398
National Average
> 64
$28,112
$27,179
$33,906
National Average

McCracken Median Worker Income

Individual median worker income is displayed in the following table. The median worker income is $24,828. This income level is worse than the $29,701 national average.

Worker Type County State USA
Male
$32,399
$31,253
$35,201
National Average
Female
$18,329
$21,090
$24,139
National Average
Median Household Income
$41,630
$41,576
$51,914
National Average

McCracken Household Income Other than Earnings

The following table has information for McCracken, KY household income, other than earnings. The highest other earnings is Retirement Income, which is $18,905. County wide social security other income from social security averages $14,874.

Income Type County State USA
Retirement Income
$18,905
$18,705
$21,489
National Average
Social Security Income
$14,874
$14,413
$15,495
National Average
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income
$13,200
$11,953
$15,308
National Average
Public Assistance Income
$1,685
$2,909
$3,553
National Average

Top McCracken Occupations

Browse the table below to see popular occupations in McCracken, KY. The occupations with the most people doing them are listed first.

Occupation County State USA
Sales and office occupations
26.7%
24.9%
25.4%
National Average
Service occupations
18.6%
16.1%
17.1%
National Average
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
14.1%
16.7%
12.4%
National Average
Management, business, and financial occupations
10.6%
12.1%
14.3%
National Average
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
9.6%
10.8%
9.8%
National Average
Education, legal, community service, arts, and media occupations
9.4%
9.9%
10.6%
National Average
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
7.1%
6.1%
5.2%
National Average
Computer, engineering, and science occupations
3.8%
3.4%
5.2%
National Average
Notes
  • City rating based on comparing McCracken to other Kentucky cities.
  • State rating based on comparing Kentucky to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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