Income/capita 29%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 114%
IndexLewis HeightsKansas CityMissouri
Income per capita$21,140$28,511$27,044
Median household income$37,159$47,489$49,593
Median income owner occupied$0$66,602$62,242
Median income renter occupied$0$31,739$30,016
Median earnings male$21,821$35,783$34,901
Median earnings female$22,578$27,668$24,771
Unemployment rate10.0%4.6%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a18.3%15.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lewis Heights is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lewis Heights is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lewis Heights is 114% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lewis Heights is equal to the national average

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      Lewis Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.4%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector20.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services4.5%10.3%
      Public administration0.0%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities23.2%5.1%
      Education, health & social services0.0%55.3%

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      Mission Hills, KS3,582$246,528346%
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      Lake Quivira, KS987$132,917140%
      Westwood Hills, KS414$123,500123%
      Kansas City, MO471,767$47,48914%

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      Kansas City, MO471,767$47,48914%
      Source: The Lewis Heights, Kansas City, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).