Festus employment information

Income per capita$22,819$26,006$28,555
Median household income$45,752$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,340$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,298$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$44,125$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$24,161$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level15.4%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Festus is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Festus is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Festus is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Festus is 1% lower than the national average.

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Festus median earnings by income bracket

Festus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%0.4%
Manufacturing sector11.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.1%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.5%17.1%
Public administration10.6%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.2%1.3%
Education, health & social services8.9%40.8%

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Scotsdale, MO216$69,58330%
Festus, MO11,740$45,75214%

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Seven Hills, OH11,735$67,78627%
Rogers, MN11,747$100,52588%
Hudson, FL11,730$36,69231%
Martinsville, IN11,756$36,37932%
Festus, MO11,740$45,75214%
Source: The Festus, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.