Festus employment information

IndexFestusMissouriNational
Income per capita$22,544$27,044$29,829
Median household income$45,523$49,593$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,909$62,242$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,282$30,016$35,192
Median earnings male$37,092$34,901$36,919
Median earnings female$24,038$24,771$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level12.7%15.3%15.1%
The Festus, 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 Festus is $22,544, which is 17% lower than than the Missouri average and 24% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $45,523, which is 8% lower than than the Missouri average and 18% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Festus is 6%, which is 30% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Festus is 13% which is 16% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$30,345$45,523$91,046
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 Festus is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Festus is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Festus is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Festus is 16% lower than the national average.

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Festus median earnings by income bracket

Festus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.9%0.7%
Manufacturing sector14.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services6.7%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%16.5%
Public administration10.6%0.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%0.9%
Education, health & social services8.1%43.9%
Other26.6%23.5%

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Scotsdale, MO208$72,91732%
Waterloo, IL10,197$70,53427%
Festus, MO11,929$45,52318%

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Robertsville, NJ11,930$139,211152%
Guymon, OK11,934$53,4863%
Buda, TX11,936$72,02030%
Morgan City, LA11,936$42,92722%
Festus, MO11,929$45,52318%
Source: The Festus, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).