Compton Heights employment information

IndexCompton HeightsSt. LouisMissouri
Income per capita$41,340$25,434$27,044
Median household income$43,790$36,809$49,593
Median income owner occupied$0$57,251$62,242
Median income renter occupied$0$25,392$30,016
Median earnings male$47,468$31,279$34,901
Median earnings female$28,636$25,810$24,771
Unemployment rate5.2%6.9%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a26.7%15.3%

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  • The income per capita in Compton Heights is 39% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Compton Heights is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Compton Heights is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Compton Heights is equal to the national average.

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Compton Heights median earnings by income bracket

Compton Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.8%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services4.1%15.4%
Public administration4.3%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%3.6%
Education, health & social services24.0%44.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Country Life Acres, MO135$250,001352%
Ladue, MO8,579$186,371237%
Town and Country, MO11,001$156,899184%
Frontenac, MO3,527$149,821171%
Huntleigh, MO355$144,375161%
St. Louis, MO316,030$36,80933%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Riverside, CA318,678$58,9797%
Corpus Christi, TX320,050$52,1546%
Lexington-Fayette, KY311,529$50,6618%
Pittsburgh, PA305,305$42,45023%
Stockton, CA301,443$46,03317%
St. Louis, MO316,030$36,80933%
Source: The Compton Heights, St. Louis, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).