Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexWestside SouthKansas CityMissouri
Income per capita$35,115$33,215$27,044
Median household income$42,276$56,179$49,593
Median income owner occupied$0$76,850$62,242
Median income renter occupied$0$38,383$30,016
Median earnings male$36,766$40,971$34,901
Median earnings female$32,033$31,850$24,771
Unemployment rate6.4%3.4%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a15.3%15.3%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Westside South is 18% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Westside South is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Westside South is 38% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Westside South is 100% lower than the national average

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      $37,448 $56,179 $112,358
      $33,058 $49,593 $99,186
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Westside South median earnings by income bracket

      Westside South employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.9%12.9%
      Manufacturing sector15.3%15.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.8%17.8%
      Public administration2.6%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%9.6%
      Education, health & social services4.5%4.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Mission Woods, KS185$250,001351.9%
      Mission Hills, KS3,563$250,001351.9%
      Westwood Hills, KS473$164,167196.7%
      Weatherby Lake, MO2,510$157,143184.1%
      Leawood, KS34,702$156,538183.0%
      Kansas City, MO491,158$56,1791.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Atlanta, GA497,642$64,17916.0%
      Omaha, NE479,529$62,21312.5%
      Sacramento, CA503,482$65,84719.0%
      Mesa, AZ508,918$61,64011.4%
      Colorado Springs, CO471,686$67,71922.4%
      Kansas City, MO491,158$56,1791.5%
      Source: The Westside South, Kansas City, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).