Forest City employment information

IndexForest CityMissouriNational
Income per capita$21,504$26,006$28,555
Median household income$37,500$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,469$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,321$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$35,250$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$17,500$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate8.6%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest City is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest City is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest City is 48% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest City is 24% higher than the national average.

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Forest City median earnings by income bracket

Forest City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.9%9.6%
Financial & insurance services1.3%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services24.7%7.7%
Public administration2.6%5.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%32.7%

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Highland, KS1,078$41,34623%
Forest City, MO258$37,50030%

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Forest City, MO258$37,50030%
Source: The Forest City, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.