West Plains, Missouri 

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Economy in West Plains, Missouri

West Plains has an unemployment rate of 4.7%. The US average is 3.7%.

West Plains has seen the job market increase by 1.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 19.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for West Plains
- The Sales Tax Rate for West Plains is 7.7%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for West Plains is 5.9%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for West Plains
- The average income of a West Plains resident is $19,439 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a West Plains resident is $30,000 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWest Plains, MissouriUnited States
  4.7%3.7%
  1.8%1.6%
  19.8%33.5%
  7.7%6.2%
  5.4%4.6%
  $21,401$31,177
  $34,456$57,652
  $47,656$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.6%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  4.3%6.2%
  12.3%10.4%
  2.9%2.7%
  17.1%11.6%
  1.8%4.1%
  0.6%0.9%
  1.9%2.1%
  2.5%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  0.7%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  2.8%4.3%
  6.5%9.3%
  24.1%13.8%
  0.5%2.2%
  8.6%7.4%
  6.4%4.9%
  4.7%4.8%
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    Reviews for West Plains    6 Reviews
    Ok to live - 1/7/2013
    Nice place to live, though jobs are hard to come by (have to know someone). Relocated here 2 1/2 years ago, still haven't gotten a good paying job. Cost of living is low... Read More

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    Just wondering - 2/4/2010
    I'm thinking of moving to West Plains Missouri. I currently live in California and have a possible job opportunity teaching at the college in West Plains. I believe I'd... Read More

    Air Quality only 43% - 5/22/2009
    We choose to live in Alton, MO because of the air quality of 75% The reason AQ in West Plains, MO is only 43 % A company there makes charcoal and a very big... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN WEST PLAINS, MISSOURI
    65775

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