WaKeeney employment information

IndexWaKeeneyKansasNational
Income per capita$29,184$28,478$29,829
Median household income$51,026$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,719$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,125$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$41,875$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$26,650$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.5%13.3%15.1%
The WaKeeney, 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 WaKeeney is $29,184, which is 2% higher than than the Kansas average and 2% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $51,026, which is 5% lower than than the Kansas average and 8% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in WaKeeney is 1%, which is 73% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in WaKeeney is 5% which is 64% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$34,013$51,026$102,052
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 WaKeeney is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in WaKeeney is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in WaKeeney is 73% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in WaKeeney is 64% lower than the national average.

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WaKeeney median earnings by income bracket

WaKeeney employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%0.9%
Manufacturing sector8.1%13.6%
Financial & insurance services0.7%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services17.8%18.0%
Public administration2.6%5.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%0.9%
Education, health & social services10.8%48.0%
Other39.8%16.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Collyer, KS75$43,75021%
WaKeeney, KS2,065$51,0268%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cumberland, KY2,065$20,26363%
Judsonia, AR2,065$25,06455%
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA2,064$32,21842%
Dover, TN2,064$39,06329%
St. Francisville, LA2,064$55,7241%
WaKeeney, KS2,065$51,0268%
Source: The WaKeeney, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).