Altoona employment information

Income per capita$15,987$27,367$28,555
Median household income$35,000$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,313$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,844$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$27,813$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$14,554$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level26.2%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Altoona is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Altoona is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Altoona is 14% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Altoona is 68% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Altoona median earnings by income bracket

Altoona employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector37.8%1.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services4.9%14.8%
Public administration0.0%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services2.4%66.7%

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New Albany, KS31$55,0003%
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Thayer, KS549$37,85729%
Buffalo, KS294$37,04531%
Coyville, KS38$36,87531%
Altoona, KS390$35,00035%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woody Creek, CO390$61,98316%
Wardell, MO390$27,96948%
Dawson, PA390$33,92937%
Cairo, WV390$31,50041%
Perrytown, AR390$27,37549%
Altoona, KS390$35,00035%
Source: The Altoona, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.