Living Wage Calculation for Bath County, Kentucky

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual must earn to support their family, if they are the sole provider and are working full-time (2080 hours per year). All values are per adult in a family unless otherwise noted. The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. The poverty rate is typically quoted as gross annual income. We have converted it to an hourly wage for the sake of comparison.

For further detail, please reference the technical documentation here.

Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $10.35 $21.95 $27.37 $34.42 $16.79 $20.62 $23.19 $25.11 $23.64 $8.40 $12.12 $15.02 $17.61
Poverty Wage $5.84 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $14.14 $3.96 $5.00 $6.03 $7.07
Minimum Wage $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25

*Documentation for families with an adult working part-time is available separately, here.

Typical Expenses

These figures show the individual expenses that went into the living wage estimate. Their values vary by family size, composition, and the current location.

Annual Expenses 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $2,994 $4,413 $6,644 $8,812 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741
Child Care $0 $6,280 $11,915 $17,549 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,280 $11,915 $17,549
Medical $2,269 $6,871 $6,527 $6,609 $4,986 $6,527 $6,609 $6,329 $4,986 $6,527 $6,609 $6,329
Housing $5,388 $7,536 $7,536 $9,444 $5,664 $7,536 $7,536 $9,444 $5,664 $7,536 $7,536 $9,444
Transportation $4,623 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329
Other $2,824 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808
Required annual income after taxes $18,098 $38,220 $47,626 $59,809 $29,259 $35,899 $40,362 $43,651 $29,259 $42,179 $52,277 $61,200
Annual taxes $3,440 $7,442 $9,300 $11,779 $5,672 $6,984 $7,865 $8,588 $5,672 $8,224 $10,218 $12,054
Required annual income before taxes $21,537 $45,662 $56,926 $71,588 $34,931 $42,883 $48,227 $52,239 $49,172 $34,931 $50,403 $62,495 $73,254

Typical Annual Salaries

These are the typical annual salaries for various professions in this location.

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $82,781
Business & Financial Operations $58,297
Computer & Mathematical $67,144
Architecture & Engineering $70,848
Life, Physical, & Social Science $55,633
Community & Social Service $39,935
Legal $62,525
Education, Training, & Library $51,045
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $38,700
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $58,061
Healthcare Support $28,249
Protective Service $32,960
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,669
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,370
Personal Care & Service $22,755
Sales & Related $24,185
Office & Administrative Support $31,798
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $27,539
Construction & Extraction $43,515
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $43,751
Production $35,666
Transportation & Material Moving $31,273