River Market employment information

IndexRiver MarketKansas CityMissouri
Income per capita$45,163$28,511$27,044
Median household income$51,654$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$41,907$35,783$34,901
Median earnings female$39,946$27,668$24,771
Unemployment rate3.4%4.6%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a18.3%15.3%
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  • The income per capita in River Market is 51% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in River Market is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in River Market is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in River Market is equal to the national average.

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      River Market median earnings by income bracket

      River Market employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector4.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services10.3%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services21.6%7.0%
      Public administration3.9%1.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.2%26.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mission Hills, KS3,582$246,528346%
      Leawood, KS33,763$147,722167%
      Lake Quivira, KS987$132,917140%
      Westwood Hills, KS414$123,500123%
      Parkville, MO6,124$116,359110%
      Kansas City, MO471,767$47,48914%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mesa, AZ470,456$50,6159%
      Long Beach, CA469,793$55,1510%
      Sacramento, CA484,530$52,0716%
      Atlanta, GA456,378$49,39811%
      Virginia Beach, VA449,733$67,71922%
      Kansas City, MO471,767$47,48914%
      Source: The River Market, Kansas City, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).