Gem employment information

IndexGemKansasNational
Income per capita$19,348$28,478$29,829
Median household income$47,500$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,500$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$41,406$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$28,750$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level28.2%13.3%15.1%
The Gem, 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 Gem is $19,348, which is 32% lower than than the Kansas average and 35% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $47,500, which is 11% lower than than the Kansas average and 14% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gem is 0%, which is 100% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gem is 28% which is 87% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$31,663$47,500$95,000
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 Gem is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gem is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gem is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gem is 87% higher than the national average.

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Gem median earnings by income bracket

Gem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%66.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%13.3%
Wholesale & retail services25.0%6.7%
Public administration10.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%20.0%
Education, health & social services14.3%40.0%
Other39.3%20.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Colby, KS5,460$48,62112%
Rexford, KS243$45,93817%
Menlo, KS70$0100%
Gem, KS110$47,50014%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Union, NH110$0100%
Templeville, MD110$0100%
King and Queen Court House, VA110$0100%
Franklin, IA110$53,7503%
Ben Lomond, AR110$25,66754%
Gem, KS110$47,50014%
Source: The Gem, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).