Income/capita 36%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 15%
IndexLittle RiverKansasNational
Income per capita$19,029$28,478$29,829
Median household income$44,167$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,708$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,219$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$36,042$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$22,188$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level12.6%13.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Little River is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Little River is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Little River is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Little River is 16% lower than the national average

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      Little River employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.3%18.6%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services11.3%10.6%
      Public administration0.0%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.0%41.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Marquette, KS757$51,4847%
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      Windom, KS101$45,93817%
      Inman, KS1,293$43,12522%
      Sterling, KS2,490$40,50927%
      Little River, KS559$44,16720%

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      Little River, KS559$44,16720%
      Source: The Little River, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).