Wathena employment information

Income per capita$23,977$27,367$28,555
Median household income$45,119$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,574$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,094$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$32,321$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$25,313$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level16.5%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wathena is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wathena is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wathena is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wathena is 6% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Wathena median earnings by income bracket

Wathena employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.6%2.2%
Manufacturing sector36.9%3.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%10.1%
Wholesale & retail services12.6%9.8%
Public administration0.0%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%0.9%
Education, health & social services9.3%47.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Agency, MO840$71,09433%
Country Club, MO2,797$66,68025%
De Kalb, MO205$58,5429%
Troy, KS1,037$51,6253%
Cosby, MO132$51,2504%
Wathena, KS1,281$45,11916%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boulder, MT1,281$37,37530%
Langley, WA1,281$46,25014%
Shattuck, OK1,281$44,75016%
Milford, IL1,281$34,21136%
Greenfield, MO1,281$23,75056%
Wathena, KS1,281$45,11916%
Source: The Wathena, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.