Wamego employment information

IndexWamegoKansasNational
Income per capita$25,047$28,478$29,829
Median household income$52,397$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,515$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,049$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$39,330$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$24,570$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.9%13.3%15.1%
The Wamego, 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 Wamego is $25,047, which is 12% lower than than the Kansas average and 16% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $52,397, which is 2% lower than than the Kansas average and 5% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wamego is 6%, which is 21% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wamego is 10% which is 35% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$34,927$52,397$104,794
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 Wamego is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wamego is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wamego is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wamego is 35% lower than the national average.

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Wamego median earnings by income bracket

Wamego employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.2%1.9%
Manufacturing sector10.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.5%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services16.7%13.0%
Public administration7.1%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%1.6%
Education, health & social services16.3%49.9%
Other22.5%22.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. George, KS875$73,43833%
McFarland, KS437$57,8915%
Belvue, KS266$52,5005%
St. Marys, KS2,793$52,5005%
Alma, KS859$50,1149%
Wamego, KS4,511$52,3975%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wrightwood, CA4,510$60,2729%
Wahoo, NE4,508$52,6125%
East Petersburg, PA4,516$76,29838%
Wiggins, MS4,516$42,91322%
Buckley, WA4,516$60,4669%
Wamego, KS4,511$52,3975%
Source: The Wamego, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).