People — Systems

Inclusive Prosperity: Ratio of Hispanic to White Median Earnings

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 Hispanics 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 59.5% 19  Pittsburgh  87.4%  Denver  63.0%  19th
(up from 20th)
2014 59.6% 20 Louisville 77.1%  Nashville  65.8%
Growth* Change in Percent 2014-15 -0.85% 25  Virginia Beach  3.76%  Nashville  0.96% 25th
(down from 20th)
Change in Percent 2013-14 0.13% 20  Lousiville  3.72%  Cincinnati  1.04%

* 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: Ratio of Hispanic to White Median Earnings

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Ratio of Hispanic to White Median Earnings (male, full-time year-round) - 2015


Ratio of Hispanic to White Median Earnings (male, full-time year-round) - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Ratio of Hispanic to White Median Earnings (male, full-time year-round) - Change in Percent 2014-15


Ratio of Hispanic to White Median Earnings (male, full-time year-round) - Change in Percent 2013-14