Meta employment information

Income per capita$20,527$26,006$28,555
Median household income$38,611$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,000$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,750$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$30,000$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$27,500$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate2.4%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level10.1%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Meta is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Meta is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Meta is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Meta is 35% lower than the national average.

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Meta median earnings by income bracket

Meta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector27.3%9.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%11.6%
Wholesale & retail services10.9%14.0%
Public administration9.1%18.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.3%39.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wardsville, MO1,654$75,81342%
Taos, MO1,168$69,12529%
St. Elizabeth, MO359$67,50026%
St. Thomas, MO225$61,56315%
Westphalia, MO353$50,0786%
Meta, MO208$38,61128%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Perkinsville, VT208$62,70817%
Frontier, ND208$116,875119%
Des Arc, MO208$27,50049%
Kennedyville, MD208$42,90520%
Schell City, MO208$19,86163%
Meta, MO208$38,61128%
Source: The Meta, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.