Arkansas City employment information

IndexArkansas CityKansasNational
Income per capita$18,903$28,478$29,829
Median household income$38,212$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,000$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,320$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$27,054$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$17,035$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.3%13.3%15.1%
The Arkansas City, 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 Arkansas City is $18,903, which is 34% lower than than the Kansas average and 37% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $38,212, which is 29% lower than than the Kansas average and 31% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Arkansas City is 6%, which is 18% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Arkansas City is 23% which is 54% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$25,472$38,212$76,424
City
$35,710$53,571$107,142
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
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 Arkansas City is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Arkansas City is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Arkansas City is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Arkansas City is 54% higher than the national average.

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Arkansas City median earnings by income bracket

Arkansas City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.1%1.5%
Manufacturing sector33.7%0.9%
Financial & insurance services1.7%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.8%14.4%
Public administration2.9%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%0.6%
Education, health & social services10.6%39.4%
Other26.8%20.5%

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Newkirk, OK2,367$36,71334%
Arkansas City, KS12,198$38,21231%

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Somerville, NJ12,207$68,39324%
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Arkansas City, KS12,198$38,21231%
Source: The Arkansas City, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).