Income/capita 39%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 68%
Income per capita$18,298$27,044$29,829
Median household income$38,494$49,593$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,063$62,242$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,470$30,016$35,192
Median earnings male$20,872$34,901$36,919
Median earnings female$14,126$24,771$26,250
Unemployment rate7.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.9%15.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bolivar is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bolivar is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bolivar is 68% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bolivar is 38% higher than the national average

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      Bolivar median earnings by income bracket

      Bolivar employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.7%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services4.5%1.6%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%20.4%
      Public administration7.4%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%0.6%
      Education, health & social services21.8%54.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dadeville, MO247$50,4179%
      Aldrich, MO72$46,66716%
      Flemington, MO100$36,25034%
      Pleasant Hope, MO590$34,10738%
      Walnut Grove, MO640$31,73643%
      Bolivar, MO10,592$38,49430%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lincolnton, NC10,593$31,96742%
      Brock Hall, MD10,594$137,663149%
      Timberlane, LA10,596$53,8913%
      Vernal, UT10,588$56,3872%
      Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA10,605$142,688158%
      Bolivar, MO10,592$38,49430%
      Source: The Bolivar, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).