Elk City employment information

IndexElk CityKansasNational
Income per capita$14,127$27,367$28,555
Median household income$28,750$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$29,821$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,750$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$12,917$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$18,750$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level27.1%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elk City is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elk City is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elk City is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elk City is 74% higher than the national average.

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Elk City median earnings by income bracket

Elk City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.1%8.5%
Financial & insurance services2.8%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services15.3%6.4%
Public administration4.2%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%2.1%
Education, health & social services5.6%34.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Independence, KS9,282$39,05027%
Neodesha, KS2,229$34,66335%
Peru, KS144$33,86437%
Longton, KS373$32,85739%
Havana, KS162$32,32140%
Elk City, KS373$28,75046%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Millerton, PA373$47,18812%
Calhoun, MO373$30,72943%
Longton, KS373$32,85739%
Oak Valley, TX373$53,3330%
Sawyer, OK373$38,75028%
Elk City, KS373$28,75046%
Source: The Elk City, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.