Columbus employment information

Income per capita$19,191$27,367$28,555
Median household income$36,465$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$48,514$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,274$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$32,500$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$17,787$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate3.2%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level16.2%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbus is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbus is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbus is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbus is 4% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Columbus median earnings by income bracket

Columbus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry25.2%1.9%
Manufacturing sector30.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services4.0%9.1%
Public administration5.4%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.5%46.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Loma Linda, MO800$67,50026%
Baxter Springs, KS4,161$50,2426%
Waco, MO59$47,81311%
Asbury, MO152$47,50011%
Riverton, KS1,124$45,89314%
Columbus, KS3,244$36,46532%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rockwood, MI3,243$53,6170%
Fairbanks Ranch, CA3,245$119,228123%
Havana, IL3,243$31,83440%
Olney, TX3,242$29,39445%
Tarpey Village, CA3,246$58,64110%
Columbus, KS3,244$36,46532%
Source: The Columbus, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.