Chariton employment information

Income per capita$18,231$27,621$28,555
Median household income$30,827$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,602$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,226$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$34,667$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$19,634$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate6.0%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level20.6%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chariton is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chariton is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chariton is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chariton is 32% higher than the national average.

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Chariton median earnings by income bracket

Chariton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.8%3.3%
Manufacturing sector16.6%3.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%7.3%
Wholesale & retail services33.3%21.2%
Public administration3.4%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%0.9%
Education, health & social services5.7%43.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Millerton, IA44$81,25052%
Lucas, IA188$50,0007%
Derby, IA103$48,7509%
Williamson, IA123$47,50011%
Melcher-Dallas, IA1,170$40,34725%
Chariton, IA4,263$30,82742%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westville, NJ4,263$60,18613%
North Wilkesboro, NC4,262$19,92863%
Captain Cook, HI4,265$61,47115%
Millis-Clicquot, MA4,260$95,18578%
Lindale, GA4,266$33,27138%
Chariton, IA4,263$30,82742%
Source: The Chariton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.