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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Decatur County is $28,094, which is about the same as the state average of $27,367 and is about the same as the national average of $28,555. Decatur County median household income is $37,396, which has grown by 23.59% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 27.69% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Decatur County residents spend 14.7 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 18.6 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #10

Decatur County
28,094 USD
Kansas
27,367 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Decatur County
23,189 USD
Kansas
29,793 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Decatur County
25,625 USD
Kansas
35,528 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Decatur County
20,192 USD
Kansas
23,777 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #103
Decatur County
37,396 USD
Kansas
51,872 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Decatur County
57,225 USD
Kansas
69,271 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #90
Decatur County
23.59%
Kansas
27.69%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Decatur CountyKansasU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income19.07%$35,152, see rank23.31%$14,09621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income44.04%$17,032, see rank28.54%$18,20429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income4.09%$1,358, see rank2.17%$3,4052.82%$3,720
Retirement Income12.48%$29,269, see rank16.24%$19,96817.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Decatur County
48,958 USD
Kansas
65,804 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Decatur County
70,008 USD
Kansas
83,035 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Decatur CountyKansasU.S.
White$37,474, see rank$53,621$56,900

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Decatur CountyKansasU.S.
less than 25$22,941, see rank$25,813$25,788
25 to 44$41,836, see rank$56,041$58,398
45 to 64$45,038, see rank$65,005$65,027
65 or over$28,958, see rank$37,533$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Decatur CountyKansasU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over2,448, see rank2,236,421248,775,628
Male11,226, 50.08%, see rank49.32%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2794, 64.76%, see rank72.71%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank1.42%0.73%
Male, Civilian2794, 64.76%, see rank71.29%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3755, 95.09%, see rank93.22%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed339, 4.91%, see rank6.78%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2432, 35.24%, see rank27.29%30.72%
Female11,222, 49.92%, see rank50.68%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2623, 50.98%, see rank62.20%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.14%0.11%
Female, Civilian2623, 50.98%, see rank62.07%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3584, 93.74%, see rank93.65%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed339, 6.26%, see rank6.35%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2599, 49.02%, see rank37.80%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Decatur CountyKansasU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over1,281, 100%1,383,284141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone980, 76.50%, see rank82.12%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled121, 9.45%, see rank9.54%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.47%5.06%
Walked71, 5.54%, see rank2.38%2.78%
Other Means1, 0.08%, see rank1.31%1.79%
Worked at Home108, 8.43%, see rank4.19%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Decatur County
14.7 minutes
Kansas
18.6 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Decatur CountyKansasU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,3391,391,836143,435,233
Male1755, 56.39%, see rank52.66%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2292, 38.68%, see rank32.88%33.12%
Service Occupations2111, 14.70%, see rank12.85%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations297, 12.85%, see rank16.21%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations231, 4.11%, see rank1.61%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations296, 12.72%, see rank9.92%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2102, 13.51%, see rank20.07%17.94%
Female1584, 43.61%, see rank47.34%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2218, 37.33%, see rank40.57%40.04%
Service Occupations2162, 27.74%, see rank21.10%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2155, 26.54%, see rank31.45%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.30%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.31%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations235, 5.99%, see rank5.97%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Decatur CountyKansasU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,339, 100%1,391,836143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining217, 16.21%, see rank3.59%1.96%
Construction77, 5.75%, see rank6.25%6.17%
Manufacturing31, 2.32%, see rank12.61%10.43%
Wholesale Trade33, 2.46%, see rank2.77%2.75%
Retail Trade182, 13.59%, see rank11.04%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities72, 5.38%, see rank4.74%4.93%
Information29, 2.17%, see rank2.22%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing53, 3.96%, see rank6.01%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
54, 4.03%, see rank8.78%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance320, 23.90%, see rank24.85%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
120, 8.96%, see rank7.90%9.49%
Public Administration104, 7.77%, see rank4.71%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration47, 3.51%, see rank4.54%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Decatur County%KansasU.S.
Population in Poverty41914.88%, see rank13.79%15.59%
Family in Poverty799.84%, see rank9.37%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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