Poplar Bluff employment information

IndexPoplar BluffMissouriNational
Income per capita$18,105$26,006$28,555
Median household income$29,513$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,587$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,440$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$23,867$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$18,845$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level27.8%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Poplar Bluff is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Poplar Bluff is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Poplar Bluff is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Poplar Bluff is 78% higher than the national average.

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Poplar Bluff median earnings by income bracket

Poplar Bluff employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.7%1.2%
Manufacturing sector17.7%0.5%
Financial & insurance services3.0%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%7.9%
Public administration5.0%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%2.7%
Education, health & social services24.8%53.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fairdealing, MO902$43,65418%
Qulin, MO652$32,81339%
Puxico, MO796$31,14642%
Naylor, MO679$30,87542%
Williamsville, MO384$28,57147%
Poplar Bluff, MO17,190$29,51345%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Four Corners, OR17,202$44,25417%
Anoka, MN17,202$47,40811%
Oak Grove, OR17,202$50,4356%
Farmington, MO17,213$40,32125%
Horizon West, FL17,222$84,21557%
Poplar Bluff, MO17,190$29,51345%
Source: The Poplar Bluff, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.