People — Systems

Inclusive Prosperity: Ratio of Female to Male Median Earnings (full-time year-round)

For median household income to improve, so must wages, and for prosperity to be widely shared, they must improve for all demographic groups. This metric examines the degree to which the earnings gap between blacks and whites is improving.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top Ranked
Metro Value
10th Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2015 79.4% 21 Las Vegas  87.6%  Charlotte  82.3%  21st
(up from 27th)
2014 76.9% 27 Denver 87.4%  Nashville 82.3%
Growth* Change in Percent 2014-15 1.40% 9 Seattle 2.22%  Portland  1.25% 9th
(up from 24th)
Change in Percent 2013-14 -0.20% 24 Denver 2.31%  Raleigh  0.88%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: American Community Survey
Excel data:
Inclusive Prosperity: Ratio of Female to Male Median Earnings (full-time year-round)

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Ratio of Female to Male Median Earnings (full-time year-round) - 2015


Ratio of Female to Male Median Earnings (full-time year-round) - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Ratio of Female to Male Median Earnings (full-time year-round) - Change in Percent 2014-15


Ratio of Female to Male Median Earnings (full-time year-round) - Change in Percent 2013-14