Dakota City employment information

IndexDakota CityIowaNational
Income per capita$23,847$27,621$28,555
Median household income$49,000$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,607$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,208$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$37,404$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$24,423$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate1.3%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level6.2%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Dakota City is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dakota City is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dakota City is 77% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dakota City is 60% lower than the national average.

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Dakota City median earnings by income bracket

Dakota City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector30.0%6.5%
Financial & insurance services2.6%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%12.9%
Public administration2.6%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%8.0%
Education, health & social services9.6%45.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hardy, IA92$65,25022%
Badger, IA495$58,1259%
Bradgate, IA114$56,8756%
Clare, IA190$51,7193%
Livermore, IA407$51,5634%
Dakota City, IA769$49,0008%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lowden, IA769$38,75028%
Deal, NJ769$77,50045%
Haviland, KS769$32,23740%
Confluence, PA769$28,50047%
Masthope, PA769$70,85832%
Dakota City, IA769$49,0008%
Source: The Dakota City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.