Beacon employment information

Income per capita$16,278$27,621$28,555
Median household income$31,563$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,938$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,375$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$35,139$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$20,625$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate10.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level28.1%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Beacon is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Beacon is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Beacon is 75% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Beacon is 80% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Beacon median earnings by income bracket

Beacon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%4.7%
Manufacturing sector44.8%2.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services7.3%20.0%
Public administration7.3%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.2%24.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Keomah Village, IA74$70,93833%
Pella, IA10,343$57,0967%
New Sharon, IA1,315$52,7721%
Kirkville, IA173$50,8935%
Leighton, IA192$49,3758%
Beacon, IA502$31,56341%

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Nelson, NE502$34,53135%
Mount Blanchard, OH502$48,7509%
Dyckesville, WI502$83,33356%
Friendsville, MD502$29,46445%
Draper, VA502$39,85325%
Beacon, IA502$31,56341%
Source: The Beacon, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.