Central City employment information

IndexCentral CityIowaNational
Income per capita$24,240$27,621$28,555
Median household income$48,125$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,750$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,592$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$36,458$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$25,972$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level7.0%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Central City is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central City is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central City is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central City is 55% lower than the national average.

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Central City median earnings by income bracket

Central City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%3.4%
Manufacturing sector34.4%3.1%
Financial & insurance services4.0%9.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.3%14.0%
Public administration6.3%6.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%6.7%
Education, health & social services9.2%28.1%

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Stone City, IA231$120,703126%
Robins, IA3,282$107,639101%
Palo, IA902$71,62534%
Center Point, IA2,632$69,96031%
Alburnett, IA612$67,18826%
Central City, IA1,284$48,12510%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hagaman, NY1,284$60,83314%
Waymart, PA1,284$45,23815%
Hastings, PA1,284$42,87520%
Sandy Point, TX1,284$61,92316%
Hackberry, LA1,284$61,97416%
Central City, IA1,284$48,12510%
Source: The Central City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.