Southwest City employment information

IndexSouthwest CityMissouriNational
Income per capita$12,396$26,006$28,555
Median household income$29,537$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$36,161$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,404$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$25,735$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$20,284$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level40.5%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Southwest City is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Southwest City is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Southwest City is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Southwest City is 160% higher than the national average.

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Southwest City median earnings by income bracket

Southwest City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector51.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%7.4%
Wholesale & retail services2.8%6.8%
Public administration1.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.0%27.2%

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Zena, OK58$43,33319%
Decatur, AR2,275$40,10925%
Southwest City, MO977$29,53745%

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Pentwater, MI977$42,93820%
Peach Springs, AZ977$36,25032%
Martin's Additions, MD977$246,875362%
Silver City, NC977$24,45754%
White Deer, TX977$64,18520%
Southwest City, MO977$29,53745%
Source: The Southwest City, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.