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Study: The places with the highest incomes in Kentucky

Oldham County is the wealthiest of all Kentucky counties, and its scenery contributes to its superb quality of life.
Median income in Oldham County is $92,237.
Oldham County is the wealthiest of all Kentucky counties, and its scenery contributes to its superb quality of life.

A recent analysis by financial technology company SmartAsset found the places in Kentucky where people earn the most money. The analysis was one of the factors in a study measuring the places in Kentucky with the most purchasing power. For a look at the places in Kentucky earning the most money, check out the table below:

Rank County, State Cost of Living Median Income Median Income Index
1 Oldham, KY $47,615 $92,237 66.14
2 Boone, KY $44,620 $72,731 48.46
3 Spencer, KY $41,714 $68,916 45.01
4 Scott, KY $40,628 $65,598 42.00
5 Shelby, KY $39,210 $63,171 39.80
6 Woodford, KY $39,914 $60,604 37.47
7 Bullitt, KY $38,896 $59,917 36.85
8 Kenton, KY $38,849 $58,674 35.72
9 Campbell, KY $38,766 $57,208 34.39
10 Jessamine, KY $38,127 $55,450 32.80

The full study results, methodology and interactive map can be found here: https://smartasset.com/mortgage/cost-of-living-calculator#Kentucky/median-income