St. Joseph employment information

IndexSt. JosephMissouriNational
Income per capita$22,144$26,006$28,555
Median household income$42,042$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,162$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,333$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$29,517$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$20,490$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level19.5%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in St. Joseph is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in St. Joseph is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in St. Joseph is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in St. Joseph is 25% higher than the national average.

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St. Joseph median earnings by income bracket

St. Joseph employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.8%0.8%
Manufacturing sector28.2%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.6%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%13.0%
Public administration4.7%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%2.5%
Education, health & social services11.2%37.7%

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Agency, MO840$71,09433%
Country Club, MO2,797$66,68025%
Gower, MO1,598$63,52919%
De Kalb, MO205$58,5429%
Troy, KS1,037$51,6253%
St. Joseph, MO77,040$42,04221%

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Albany, GA76,946$28,30347%
Melbourne, FL77,216$40,40024%
Fayetteville, AR77,264$37,35030%
Camden, NJ77,294$26,20151%
Mountain View city, CA76,741$100,02887%
St. Joseph, MO77,040$42,04221%
Source: The St. Joseph, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.