Income/capita 39%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 12%
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%

Key findings

  • 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 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%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      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%

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      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).