Reading employment information

IndexReadingKansasNational
Income per capita$16,660$28,478$29,829
Median household income$39,107$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,500$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$33,750$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$16,250$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level24.8%13.3%15.1%
The Reading, 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 Reading is $16,660, which is 41% lower than than the Kansas average and 44% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $39,107, which is 27% lower than than the Kansas average and 29% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Reading is 6%, which is 30% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Reading is 25% which is 64% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$26,068$39,107$78,214
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 Reading is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Reading is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Reading is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Reading is 64% higher than the national average.

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Reading median earnings by income bracket

Reading employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector24.6%9.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services27.9%12.2%
Public administration6.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%2.4%
Education, health & social services0.0%63.4%
Other18.0%14.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lyndon, KS1,033$54,4232%
Olivet, KS53$53,1254%
Lebo, KS844$47,23215%
Osage City, KS2,875$39,60928%
Allen, KS254$38,26931%
Reading, KS272$39,10729%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Buckner, AR272$36,25034%
Taylor, MS272$59,3757%
Lerna, IL272$46,04217%
St. Libory, NE272$69,72226%
Vaughnsville, OH272$67,54822%
Reading, KS272$39,10729%
Source: The Reading, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).