Living Wage Calculation for Todd 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 (One Working) 2 Adults (One Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (One Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (One Working) 3 Children 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $9.62 $18.22 $23.16 $30.45 $15.56 $18.48 $21.04 $23.34 $7.78 $10.18 $12.92 $15.51
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
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

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 (One Working) 2 Adults (One Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (One Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (One Working) 3 Children 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $3,022 $4,457 $6,704 $8,887 $5,540 $6,898 $8,903 $10,835 $5,540 $6,898 $8,903 $10,835
Child Care $0 $3,426 $8,693 $13,960 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,426 $8,693 $13,960
Medical $2,226 $5,728 $5,517 $5,581 $4,350 $5,517 $5,581 $5,548 $4,350 $5,517 $5,581 $5,548
Housing $5,268 $7,008 $7,008 $10,140 $5,892 $7,008 $7,008 $10,140 $5,892 $7,008 $7,008 $10,140
Transportation $4,697 $8,554 $9,859 $11,553 $8,554 $9,859 $11,553 $11,037 $8,554 $9,859 $11,553 $11,037
Other $2,253 $3,916 $4,284 $5,178 $3,916 $4,284 $5,178 $4,838 $3,916 $4,284 $5,178 $4,838
Required annual income after taxes $17,466 $33,090 $42,066 $55,299 $28,252 $33,567 $38,223 $42,399 $28,252 $36,993 $46,917 $56,359
Annual taxes $2,536 $4,805 $6,108 $8,029 $4,102 $4,874 $5,550 $6,156 $4,102 $5,371 $6,812 $8,183
Required annual income before taxes $20,002 $37,894 $48,174 $63,329 $32,355 $38,441 $43,774 $48,555 $32,355 $42,365 $53,729 $64,542

Typical Annual Salaries

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

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $78,260
Business & Financial Operations $53,280
Computer & Mathematical $60,610
Architecture & Engineering $66,310
Life, Physical, & Social Science $49,360
Community & Social Service $36,250
Legal $56,570
Education, Training, & Library $47,350
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $34,350
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $53,230
Healthcare Support $24,970
Protective Service $30,140
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,300
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $20,700
Personal Care & Service $19,480
Sales & Related $22,640
Office & Administrative Support $29,660
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $25,080
Construction & Extraction $38,880
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $39,530
Production $31,800
Transportation & Material Moving $28,690