Atchison employment information

IndexAtchisonKansasNational
Income per capita$21,473$28,478$29,829
Median household income$41,696$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,486$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,765$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$25,191$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$13,919$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level24.4%13.3%15.1%
The Atchison, 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 Atchison is $21,473, which is 25% lower than than the Kansas average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,696, which is 22% lower than than the Kansas average and 25% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Atchison is 6%, which is 27% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Atchison is 24% which is 62% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,794$41,696$83,392
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 Atchison is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Atchison is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Atchison is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Atchison is 62% higher than the national average.

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Atchison employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.4%0.2%
Manufacturing sector32.2%2.1%
Financial & insurance services3.4%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%10.7%
Public administration5.7%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.7%53.1%
Other18.5%19.4%

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Lancaster, KS254$51,7506%
Atchison, KS10,798$41,69625%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fredonia, NY10,801$48,13613%
Muskegon Heights, MI10,792$21,90360%
Frederick, CO10,791$90,32163%
Fairview, CA10,789$91,07165%
Newman, CA10,808$51,4557%
Atchison, KS10,798$41,69625%
Source: The Atchison, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).