Reading employment information

Income per capita$13,527$27,367$28,555
Median household income$34,583$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$36,250$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,313$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$31,042$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$14,583$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level27.2%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Reading is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Reading is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Reading is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Reading is 75% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Reading median earnings by income bracket

Reading employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.0%7.0%
Manufacturing sector15.0%14.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services20.0%23.3%
Public administration6.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.7%2.3%
Education, health & social services0.0%32.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lyndon, KS1,080$49,8137%
Neosho Rapids, KS229$47,81311%
Lebo, KS887$47,75011%
Hartford, KS398$47,50011%
Allen, KS333$39,19627%
Reading, KS279$34,58335%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Downing, WI279$53,7501%
Webster, PA279$31,78641%
Bartley, WV279$19,75063%
Vadito, NM279$33,75037%
Halliday, ND279$44,88616%
Reading, KS279$34,58335%
Source: The Reading, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.