Washington employment information

IndexWashingtonKansasNational
Income per capita$20,986$28,478$29,829
Median household income$48,000$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,625$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,792$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$32,955$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$17,016$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.0%13.3%15.1%
The Washington, 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 Washington is $20,986, which is 26% lower than than the Kansas average and 30% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $48,000, which is 10% lower than than the Kansas average and 13% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Washington is 3%, which is 42% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Washington is 8% which is 47% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$31,996$48,000$96,000
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 Washington is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Washington is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Washington is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Washington is 47% lower than the national average.

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Washington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.8%2.7%
Manufacturing sector17.4%16.8%
Financial & insurance services1.9%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%12.7%
Public administration7.2%6.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%1.7%
Education, health & social services5.3%42.5%
Other24.2%18.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hollenberg, KS20$47,50014%
Hanover, KS608$40,89326%
Palmer, KS162$40,83326%
Morrowville, KS147$40,62527%
Greenleaf, KS430$38,57130%
Washington, KS1,141$48,00013%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Athens, MI1,141$47,34414%
Hyde, PA1,141$29,68846%
Baltic, CT1,142$47,33314%
Tuttletown, CA1,140$0100%
Elkville, IL1,140$36,96433%
Washington, KS1,141$48,00013%
Source: The Washington, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).