Income/capita 7%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 106%
IndexWestside SouthKansas CityMissouri
Income per capita$31,871$28,511$27,044
Median household income$40,769$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$31,816$35,783$34,901
Median earnings female$32,531$27,668$24,771
Unemployment rate9.6%4.6%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a18.3%15.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Westside South is 7% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Westside South is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Westside South is 106% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Westside South is equal to the national average

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      Westside South employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services38.6%8.8%
      Public administration8.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%3.3%
      Education, health & social services13.3%51.2%

      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%

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      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 Westside South, Kansas City, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).