Alta Vista employment information

IndexAlta VistaKansasNational
Income per capita$20,141$28,478$29,829
Median household income$40,000$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,045$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,750$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$34,375$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$23,000$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level21.2%13.3%15.1%
The Alta Vista, KS 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 Alta Vista is $20,141, which is 29% lower than than the Kansas average and 32% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,000, which is 25% lower than than the Kansas average and 28% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Alta Vista is 3%, which is 28% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Alta Vista is 21% which is 40% higher than than the national average.

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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 Alta Vista is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alta Vista is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alta Vista is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alta Vista is 40% higher than the national average.

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Alta Vista employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.6%1.5%
Manufacturing sector18.3%9.6%
Financial & insurance services1.4%11.8%
Wholesale & retail services10.6%8.1%
Public administration9.2%12.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%0.7%
Education, health & social services9.2%35.3%
Other22.5%23.5%

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McFarland, KS437$57,8915%
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White City, KS537$47,14315%
Council Grove, KS2,337$37,50032%
Dwight, KS260$37,50032%
Alta Vista, KS583$40,00028%

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Andover, IL583$59,6888%
Carlock, IL583$60,0008%
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Elmwood, NE583$63,19414%
Riverlea, OH583$109,68898%
Alta Vista, KS583$40,00028%
Source: The Alta Vista, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).