Income/capita 37%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 17%
IndexBaxter SpringsKansasNational
Income per capita$18,682$28,478$29,829
Median household income$40,337$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,950$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,597$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$26,415$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$21,431$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level14.9%13.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Baxter Springs is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Baxter Springs is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Baxter Springs is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Baxter Springs is 1% lower than the national average

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      Baxter Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.0%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%9.2%
      Public administration2.6%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%5.0%
      Education, health & social services11.9%31.3%

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      Shoal Creek Estates, MO116$99,25079%
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      Oronogo, MO2,605$66,01619%
      Carl Junction, MO7,634$64,55817%
      Airport Drive, MO794$63,40915%
      Baxter Springs, KS4,056$40,33727%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chagrin Falls, OH4,056$75,26036%
      North Great River, NY4,056$83,68651%
      Westborough, MA4,057$80,17945%
      Haleyville, AL4,057$25,94953%
      Cabazon, CA4,054$33,89039%
      Baxter Springs, KS4,056$40,33727%
      Source: The Baxter Springs, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).