Elk City employment information

IndexElk CityKansasNational
Income per capita$14,080$28,478$29,829
Median household income$29,091$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$30,000$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,750$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$23,750$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$18,125$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level33.5%13.3%15.1%
The Elk City, KS employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Elk City is $14,080, which is 51% lower than than the Kansas average and 53% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,091, which is 46% lower than than the Kansas average and 47% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Elk City is 5%, which is 17% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Elk City is 33% which is 121% higher than than the national average.

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$19,392$29,091$58,182
City
$35,710$53,571$107,142
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Elk City is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elk City is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elk City is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elk City is 121% higher than the national average.

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Elk City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.8%8.3%
Financial & insurance services1.8%11.1%
Wholesale & retail services10.5%5.6%
Public administration1.8%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%5.6%
Education, health & social services7.0%22.2%
Other33.3%25.0%

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Source: The Elk City, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).