Plains employment information

Income per capita$19,055$27,367$28,555
Median household income$43,056$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,789$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,539$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$35,313$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$13,438$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate1.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level18.0%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Plains is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Plains is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Plains is 81% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Plains is 15% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Plains median earnings by income bracket

Plains employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.0%63.3%
Financial & insurance services3.0%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services9.0%14.7%
Public administration2.2%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.7%2.8%
Education, health & social services4.4%54.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kismet, KS404$56,0945%
Meade, KS1,604$52,5002%
Plains, KS1,184$43,05619%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Paris, MO1,184$32,18840%
Duluth, WA1,184$40,34125%
Branford, FL1,184$27,29249%
Omao, HI1,184$62,20616%
Allison, IA1,184$50,8855%
Plains, KS1,184$43,05619%
Source: The Plains, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.