Palmer employment information

IndexPalmerKansasNational
Income per capita$19,851$28,478$29,829
Median household income$40,833$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,000$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,286$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$31,042$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$20,972$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level35.2%13.3%15.1%
The Palmer, 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 Palmer is $19,851, which is 30% lower than than the Kansas average and 33% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,833, which is 24% lower than than the Kansas average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Palmer is 0%, which is 100% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Palmer is 35% which is 133% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,219$40,833$81,666
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 Palmer is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palmer is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palmer is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palmer is 133% higher than the national average.

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      Palmer median earnings by income bracket

      Palmer employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector31.0%30.8%
      Financial & insurance services4.8%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.3%10.3%
      Public administration0.0%7.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%7.7%
      Education, health & social services4.8%43.6%
      Other31.0%30.8%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Green, KS147$60,2089%
      Clifton, KS519$52,7085%
      Vining, KS48$50,2089%
      Clyde, KS819$49,02811%
      Washington, KS1,141$48,00013%
      Palmer, KS162$40,83326%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Circleville, KS162$55,8931%
      Pickstown, SD162$59,5838%
      Portsmouth, IA162$47,85713%
      Why, AZ162$0100%
      Anawalt, WV162$22,50059%
      Palmer, KS162$40,83326%
      Source: The Palmer, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).