Canton employment information

IndexCantonMissouriNational
Income per capita$18,772$27,044$29,829
Median household income$37,604$49,593$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,586$62,242$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,375$30,016$35,192
Median earnings male$16,728$34,901$36,919
Median earnings female$11,937$24,771$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.3%15.3%15.1%
The Canton, MO 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 Canton is $18,772, which is 31% lower than than the Missouri average and 37% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,604, which is 24% lower than than the Missouri average and 32% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Canton is 2%, which is 62% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Canton is 17% which is 15% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$25,066$37,604$75,208
City
$33,058$49,593$99,186
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 Canton is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Canton is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Canton is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Canton is 15% higher than the national average.

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Canton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.8%1.8%
Financial & insurance services0.7%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services17.8%8.9%
Public administration0.7%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%1.1%
Education, health & social services25.6%50.5%
Other19.5%26.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Monticello, MO136$76,25038%
Mendon, IL935$53,9712%
Ursa, IL619$47,77814%
La Grange, MO919$47,60414%
Lima, IL121$46,50016%
Canton, MO2,585$37,60432%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Madrid, IA2,585$60,4579%
Mountain View CDP, CA2,585$63,63015%
Sandusky, MI2,583$27,10651%
Conrad, MT2,587$39,43229%
Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,588$117,200112%
Canton, MO2,585$37,60432%
Source: The Canton, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).