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Income/capita 41%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 39%
IndexOverland ParkKansasNational
Income per capita$42,196$28,478$29,829
Median household income$74,789$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$99,591$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,643$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$51,703$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$35,617$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.9%13.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Overland Park is 41% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Overland Park is 35% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Overland Park is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Overland Park is 61% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $49,854$74,789$149,578
      City
      $35,710$53,571$107,142
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Overland Park median earnings by income bracket

      Overland Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.1%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector10.6%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services8.4%8.8%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%12.4%
      Public administration3.2%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%1.5%
      Education, health & social services12.1%34.6%
      Other34.5%31.1%

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      Lake Quivira, KS987$132,917140%
      Westwood Hills, KS414$123,500123%
      Overland Park, KS183,775$74,78935%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Worcester, MA183,677$45,59918%
      Knoxville, TN183,927$34,55638%
      Brownsville, TX182,110$34,25538%
      Grand Prairie, TX185,631$60,2469%
      Newport News, VA181,606$50,0899%
      Overland Park, KS183,775$74,78935%
      Source: The Overland Park, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).