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Income/capita 46%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 78%
IndexWard ParkwayKansas CityMissouri
Income per capita$43,593$28,511$27,044
Median household income$81,157$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$52,251$35,783$34,901
Median earnings female$43,380$27,668$24,771
Unemployment rate1.0%4.6%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a18.3%15.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ward Parkway is 46% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ward Parkway is 47% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ward Parkway is 78% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ward Parkway is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,656$47,489$94,978
      City
      $33,058$49,593$99,186
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Ward Parkway median earnings by income bracket

      Ward Parkway employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector9.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%12.2%
      Wholesale & retail services12.6%5.6%
      Public administration3.2%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.9%
      Education, health & social services10.0%44.9%
      Other41.5%23.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mission Hills, KS3,582$246,528346%
      Leawood, KS33,763$147,722167%
      Loch Lloyd, MO652$136,023146%
      Lake Quivira, KS987$132,917140%
      Westwood Hills, KS414$123,500123%
      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 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).