Cedar Rapids employment information

IndexCedar RapidsIowaNational
Income per capita$29,506$27,621$28,555
Median household income$54,465$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$67,668$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,056$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$39,373$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$26,131$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level11.9%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cedar Rapids is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cedar Rapids is 2% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cedar Rapids is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cedar Rapids is 24% lower than the national average.

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Cedar Rapids median earnings by income bracket

Cedar Rapids employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.4%0.9%
Manufacturing sector23.9%0.8%
Financial & insurance services4.0%8.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.3%15.5%
Public administration2.0%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%3.5%
Education, health & social services9.4%33.2%

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Cedar Rapids, IA128,009$54,4652%

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Cedar Rapids, IA128,009$54,4652%
Source: The Cedar Rapids, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.