West Alton employment information

IndexWest AltonMissouriNational
Income per capita$23,636$26,006$28,555
Median household income$45,813$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,426$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,654$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$30,417$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$20,313$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level16.4%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Alton is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Alton is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Alton is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Alton is 5% higher than the national average.

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West Alton median earnings by income bracket

West Alton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.2%23.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.5%
Wholesale & retail services5.9%24.6%
Public administration1.5%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.7%36.9%

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Maryville, IL7,727$80,50451%
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West Alton, MO591$45,81314%

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Tenkiller, OK591$36,79731%
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West Alton, MO591$45,81314%
Source: The West Alton, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.