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Income/capita 12%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 29%
IndexKearneyMissouriNational
Income per capita$26,143$27,044$29,829
Median household income$69,010$49,593$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,692$62,242$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,535$30,016$35,192
Median earnings male$43,279$34,901$36,919
Median earnings female$25,711$24,771$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.9%15.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kearney is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kearney is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kearney is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kearney is 61% lower than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $46,002$69,010$138,020
      City
      $33,058$49,593$99,186
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Kearney median earnings by income bracket

      Kearney employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.2%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector15.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%8.5%
      Wholesale & retail services24.9%16.4%
      Public administration2.3%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.3%39.9%
      Other23.5%25.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Oakwood, MO157$94,75071%
      Lake Waukomis, MO973$78,21441%
      Houston Lake, MO322$74,37534%
      Smithville, MO9,069$72,70831%
      Birmingham, MO227$70,50027%
      Kearney, MO9,259$69,01025%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Aliquippa, PA9,258$32,40541%
      Larkfield-Wikiup, CA9,257$70,04027%
      Augusta, KS9,262$47,12115%
      Grants, NM9,263$35,76535%
      Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,265$119,500116%
      Kearney, MO9,259$69,01025%
      Source: The Kearney, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).