Carter Lake employment information

IndexCarter LakeIowaNational
Income per capita$25,946$27,621$28,555
Median household income$46,923$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,625$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,793$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$36,741$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$24,803$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level14.1%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carter Lake is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carter Lake is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carter Lake is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carter Lake is 9% lower than the national average.

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Carter Lake median earnings by income bracket

Carter Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector13.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.6%11.5%
Wholesale & retail services10.7%9.3%
Public administration2.9%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.2%5.3%
Education, health & social services7.8%25.8%

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Chalco, NE10,811$67,67927%
Carter Lake, IA3,771$46,92312%

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Shark River Hills, NJ3,770$86,71262%
Polk City, IA3,770$90,25769%
Lafayette, OR3,770$53,8111%
Northumberland, PA3,772$47,31112%
North Muskegon, MI3,769$56,8936%
Carter Lake, IA3,771$46,92312%
Source: The Carter Lake, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.