Lamar Heights employment information

IndexLamar HeightsMissouriNational
Income per capita$16,787$27,044$29,829
Median household income$28,571$49,593$55,322
Median income owner occupied$29,250$62,242$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,750$30,016$35,192
Median earnings male$20,000$34,901$36,919
Median earnings female$16,875$24,771$26,250
Unemployment rate11.3%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level26.4%15.3%15.1%
The Lamar Heights, MO employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lamar Heights is $16,787, which is 38% lower than than the Missouri average and 44% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $28,571, which is 42% lower than than the Missouri average and 48% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lamar Heights is 11%, which is 143% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lamar Heights is 26% which is 75% higher than than the national average.

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$19,045$28,571$57,142
City
$33,058$49,593$99,186
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Lamar Heights is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lamar Heights is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lamar Heights is 143% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lamar Heights is 75% higher than the national average.

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Lamar Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.3%16.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services20.0%13.5%
Public administration0.0%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.0%35.1%
Other40.0%29.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sheldon, MO506$37,61432%
Liberal, MO742$34,10238%
Lamar, MO4,420$33,77639%
Jasper, MO962$33,22940%
Bronaugh, MO239$31,87542%
Lamar Heights, MO185$28,57148%

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Lucas, IA185$51,2507%
Rochester, OH185$62,18812%
Silver Creek, MS185$20,20863%
Wren, OH185$46,66716%
Ogdensburg, WI185$50,6258%
Lamar Heights, MO185$28,57148%
Source: The Lamar Heights, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).