Mahaska employment information

IndexMahaskaKansasNational
Income per capita$41,917$28,478$29,829
Median household income$52,813$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,594$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$38,750$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$0$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate11.3%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level17.2%13.3%15.1%
The Mahaska, KS 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 Mahaska is $41,917, which is 47% higher than than the Kansas average and 41% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $52,813, which is 1% lower than than the Kansas average and 5% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Mahaska is 11%, which is 143% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Mahaska is 17% which is 14% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$35,205$52,813$105,626
City
$35,710$53,571$107,142
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Mahaska is 41% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mahaska is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mahaska is 143% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mahaska is 14% higher than the national average.

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Mahaska employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector28.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services9.5%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services9.5%37.5%
Public administration9.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities28.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%25.0%
Other0.0%12.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Endicott, NE121$50,9388%
Hebron, NE1,573$42,05424%
Jansen, NE153$40,83326%
Morrowville, KS147$40,62527%
Gilead, NE48$40,62527%
Mahaska, KS58$52,8135%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hill View Heights, WY58$84,12552%
Brimson, MO58$0100%
Spring Hill, MN58$35,62536%
Saxon, WI58$0100%
Eldorado, MD58$63,75015%
Mahaska, KS58$52,8135%
Source: The Mahaska, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).