Emporia employment information

Income per capita$18,678$27,367$28,555
Median household income$36,697$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,136$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,974$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$22,490$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$15,638$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level25.8%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Emporia is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Emporia is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Emporia is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Emporia is 66% higher than the national average.

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Emporia median earnings by income bracket

Emporia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%1.4%
Manufacturing sector23.0%0.9%
Financial & insurance services1.0%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.9%14.0%
Public administration3.5%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%1.2%
Education, health & social services15.2%39.1%

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Emporia, KS24,787$36,69731%

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Cabot, AR24,768$57,6358%
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Emporia, KS24,787$36,69731%
Source: The Emporia, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.