Sikeston employment information

IndexSikestonMissouriNational
Income per capita$21,094$26,006$28,555
Median household income$37,076$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,227$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,727$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$27,989$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$19,032$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level20.3%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sikeston is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sikeston is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sikeston is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sikeston is 30% higher than the national average.

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Sikeston median earnings by income bracket

Sikeston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.3%0.3%
Manufacturing sector23.3%5.2%
Financial & insurance services3.7%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services13.9%13.6%
Public administration5.4%6.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.2%1.0%
Education, health & social services14.2%41.2%
Other20.2%18.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Benton, MO853$48,4729%
Morley, MO683$46,11114%
Oran, MO1,217$42,96120%
Miner, MO886$40,39824%
Diehlstadt, MO193$38,12529%
Sikeston, MO16,642$37,07631%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Concord, MO16,645$67,83427%
Defiance, OH16,646$43,94718%
Suwanee, GA16,648$83,78057%
Fairview Park, OH16,625$53,4250%
Fairhope, AL16,661$58,76710%
Sikeston, MO16,642$37,07631%
Source: The Sikeston, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.