Melvern employment information

IndexMelvernKansasNational
Income per capita$16,611$28,478$29,829
Median household income$36,696$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,250$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,875$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$26,406$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$16,944$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate11.4%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level22.9%13.3%15.1%
The Melvern, 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 Melvern is $16,611, which is 42% lower than than the Kansas average and 44% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,696, which is 32% lower than than the Kansas average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Melvern is 11%, which is 144% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Melvern is 23% which is 51% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$24,461$36,696$73,392
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 Melvern is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Melvern is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Melvern is 144% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Melvern is 51% higher than the national average.

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Melvern median earnings by income bracket

Melvern employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.2%1.0%
Manufacturing sector15.6%2.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.4%11.3%
Public administration8.9%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%4.1%
Education, health & social services7.8%52.6%
Other20.0%25.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lyndon, KS1,033$54,4232%
Vassar, KS758$53,7103%
Olivet, KS53$53,1254%
Lebo, KS844$47,23215%
Waverly, KS653$46,75015%
Melvern, KS490$36,69634%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pinewood, SC490$22,26060%
Clayton, LA490$16,57670%
Beverly Hills, MO490$33,75039%
Falls Village, CT490$68,63624%
Somerset, IN490$75,51537%
Melvern, KS490$36,69634%
Source: The Melvern, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).