Ashton employment information

IndexAshtonIowaNational
Income per capita$23,983$28,872$29,829
Median household income$49,000$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,136$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,250$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$35,769$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$20,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level6.1%12.3%15.1%
The Ashton, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Ashton is $23,983, which is 17% lower than than the Iowa average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,000, which is 10% lower than than the Iowa average and 11% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Ashton is 1%, which is 81% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Ashton is 6% which is 60% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$32,663$49,000$98,000
City
$36,376$54,570$109,140
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Ashton is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ashton is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ashton is 81% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ashton is 60% lower than the national average.

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Ashton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.7%3.6%
Manufacturing sector44.1%7.3%
Financial & insurance services0.8%7.3%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%5.5%
Public administration0.0%0.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%2.7%
Education, health & social services7.9%49.1%
Other11.8%20.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Matlock, IA71$63,75015%
Boyden, IA794$58,7506%
Bigelow, MN236$53,7503%
Little Rock, IA477$51,2507%
George, IA1,007$49,41711%
Ashton, IA427$49,00011%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Portage, OH427$53,1584%
Amherst Junction, WI427$71,75030%
Mound Valley, KS427$33,75039%
Palmyra, UT427$59,7128%
Marathon, TX427$39,50029%
Ashton, IA427$49,00011%
Source: The Ashton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).