Charles City employment information

IndexCharles CityIowaNational
Income per capita$22,152$27,621$28,555
Median household income$37,275$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,406$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,552$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$29,671$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$21,278$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate3.6%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level17.6%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Charles City is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Charles City is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Charles City is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Charles City is 13% higher than the national average.

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Charles City median earnings by income bracket

Charles City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%0.7%
Manufacturing sector27.0%3.7%
Financial & insurance services0.5%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%25.1%
Public administration4.1%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.3%
Education, health & social services13.7%27.6%

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North Washington, IA144$60,31313%
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Ionia, IA387$47,81311%
Rockford, IA734$44,68816%
Rudd, IA368$43,12519%
Charles City, IA7,562$37,27530%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Brighton, MI7,562$60,34613%
Schriever, LA7,564$57,3567%
Joshua Tree, CA7,564$38,29728%
Hillcrest, NY7,566$101,66790%
Ojai, CA7,558$60,71414%
Charles City, IA7,562$37,27530%
Source: The Charles City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.