Joplin employment information

Income per capita$23,043$26,006$28,555
Median household income$37,899$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,028$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,131$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$30,391$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$20,173$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level19.0%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Joplin is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Joplin is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Joplin is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Joplin is 22% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Joplin median earnings by income bracket

Joplin employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.3%0.7%
Manufacturing sector19.2%1.6%
Financial & insurance services2.2%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services18.1%17.4%
Public administration2.4%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%1.5%
Education, health & social services12.8%34.8%

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Oronogo, MO2,673$67,50026%
Airport Drive, MO835$65,62523%
Joplin, MO50,900$37,89929%

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Charleston, WV50,911$48,9598%
Glendora, CA50,855$74,16939%
DeSoto, TX50,837$56,9116%
Harrisonburg, VA50,821$38,80727%
Joplin, MO50,900$37,89929%
Source: The Joplin, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.