Lamar Heights employment information

IndexLamar HeightsMissouriNational
Income per capita$19,078$26,006$28,555
Median household income$22,031$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,750$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,094$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$21,406$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$18,750$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate9.7%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level24.2%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lamar Heights is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lamar Heights is 59% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lamar Heights is 67% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lamar Heights is 55% higher than the national average.

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Lamar Heights median earnings by income bracket

Lamar Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.6%18.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services2.9%9.1%
Public administration0.0%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.6%39.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lamar, MO4,499$43,81318%
Sheldon, MO729$35,38534%
Liberal, MO744$33,66137%
Jasper, MO997$31,67841%
Bronaugh, MO266$31,25042%
Lamar Heights, MO182$22,03159%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Starkweather, ND182$48,7509%
Seven Oaks, TX182$39,58326%
Mentor, MN182$29,06346%
Sunshine, CO182$119,803124%
Bruce, SD182$52,7501%
Lamar Heights, MO182$22,03159%
Source: The Lamar Heights, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.