Altoona employment information

Income per capita$30,945$27,621$28,555
Median household income$66,730$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$86,206$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,250$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$43,821$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$36,383$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level5.5%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Altoona is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Altoona is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Altoona is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Altoona is 65% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Altoona median earnings by income bracket

Altoona employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.3%0.6%
Manufacturing sector13.5%0.2%
Financial & insurance services9.7%16.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.4%10.2%
Public administration4.4%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%3.4%
Education, health & social services8.0%39.5%

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Norwalk, IA9,444$80,40650%
Urbandale, IA41,157$79,90949%
Altoona, IA15,317$66,73025%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Leland, NC15,316$61,82316%
Spanish Springs, NV15,322$78,84247%
Henderson, NC15,325$24,16755%
Hereford, TX15,330$40,92423%
Kenmore, NY15,334$50,8805%
Altoona, IA15,317$66,73025%
Source: The Altoona, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.