Southwest City employment information

IndexSouthwest CityMissouriNational
Income per capita$14,754$27,044$29,829
Median household income$31,094$49,593$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,813$62,242$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,074$30,016$35,192
Median earnings male$26,761$34,901$36,919
Median earnings female$23,108$24,771$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level37.0%15.3%15.1%
The Southwest City, MO employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Southwest City is $14,754, which is 45% lower than than the Missouri average and 51% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $31,094, which is 37% lower than than the Missouri average and 44% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Southwest City is 6%, which is 19% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Southwest City is 37% which is 145% higher than than the national average.

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$20,727$31,094$62,188
City
$33,058$49,593$99,186
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Southwest City is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Southwest City is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Southwest City is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Southwest City is 145% higher than the national average.

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Southwest City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector50.8%5.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%12.6%
Wholesale & retail services5.0%9.4%
Public administration5.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services1.5%20.8%
Other20.6%15.1%

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Source: The Southwest City, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).