About Decoy, KY
Decoy, KY is located in Knott County in the state of Kentucky.
The total City Population for Decoy is about 10,957 with about 2 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $52,900, which is roughly 50% lower than the Average Home Value of $105,582 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 76% lower than the National Average of $217,072.
The Median Income Per Household is about $27,050, which is roughly 40% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $44,947 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 58% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.45
Male Population Estimate: 49.7%
Female Population Estimate: 50.3%
Median Age: 39.7
Male Median Age: 37.6
Female Median Age: 41.6
Racial Demographic Estimates
Voting Results by Party
NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Decoy specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Knott County: About 11.5696 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2018)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Knott County: About 29.8552 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Knott County is about 66% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 90% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 12.88
The average living wage for the state of Kentucky is $30.28/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Kentucky a minimum wage score of 10.87 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Kentucky a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 8.97 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Kentucky is $179.80, resulting in a UI benefit score of 30.72 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ Kentucky does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Kentucky does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Kentucky does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Kentucky does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Kentucky does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Kentucky does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Kentucky does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Kentucky does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Kentucky does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Kentucky does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Kentucky does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
X Kentucky does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Kentucky does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ Kentucky does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Kentucky does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Kentucky does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Kentucky does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
X Kentucky does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 41722
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 1123.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 606