Preston employment information

IndexPrestonKansasNational
Income per capita$21,043$28,478$29,829
Median household income$37,250$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,000$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,250$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$27,813$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$23,571$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.6%13.3%15.1%
The Preston, 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 Preston is $21,043, which is 26% lower than than the Kansas average and 29% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,250, which is 30% lower than than the Kansas average and 33% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Preston is 9%, which is 85% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Preston is 7% which is 56% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,830$37,250$74,500
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 Preston is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Preston is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Preston is 85% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Preston is 56% lower than the national average.

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Preston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector21.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.3%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services44.7%31.4%
Public administration2.1%5.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.9%2.9%
Education, health & social services0.0%57.1%
Other12.8%2.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Iuka, KS232$56,0001%
Cunningham, KS401$52,2506%
Plevna, KS89$47,50014%
Pratt, KS6,879$42,28324%
Sylvia, KS256$38,43831%
Preston, KS167$37,25033%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Blackwater, MO167$37,50032%
Elizabeth, MN167$39,37529%
Palermo, ND167$53,1254%
Black, AL167$39,37529%
Jennings, MI167$18,95066%
Preston, KS167$37,25033%
Source: The Preston, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).