Wamego employment information

Income per capita$24,253$27,367$28,555
Median household income$52,311$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,491$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,774$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$39,010$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$25,020$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level8.1%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wamego is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wamego is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wamego is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wamego is 48% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Wamego median earnings by income bracket

Wamego employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.6%1.0%
Financial & insurance services3.6%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%15.9%
Public administration12.6%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%1.3%
Education, health & social services13.9%55.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. George, KS845$67,70827%
Belvue, KS205$53,4380%
McFarland, KS326$50,2086%
St. Marys, KS2,808$47,65011%
Alma, KS826$43,39319%
Wamego, KS4,401$52,3112%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Camanche, IA4,401$53,8051%
Hampton, IA4,402$42,38621%
Gang Mills, NY4,399$84,86159%
Osawatomie, KS4,403$32,18340%
American Falls, ID4,398$42,07021%
Wamego, KS4,401$52,3112%
Source: The Wamego, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.