Dakota City employment information

IndexDakota CityNebraskaNational
Income per capita$21,714$28,596$29,829
Median household income$55,476$54,384$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,000$69,541$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,423$32,466$35,192
Median earnings male$33,007$36,411$36,919
Median earnings female$24,489$24,833$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%2.9%4.7%
Poverty level19.4%12.4%15.1%
The Dakota City, NE employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Dakota City is $21,714, which is 24% lower than than the Nebraska average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $55,476, which is 2% higher than than the Nebraska average and equal to than the national average. The unemployment rate in Dakota City is 6%, which is 27% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Dakota City is 19% which is 28% higher than than the national average.

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$36,980$55,476$110,952
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$36,252$54,384$108,768
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$36,877$55,322$110,644
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According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Dakota City is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dakota City is equal to the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dakota City is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dakota City is 28% higher than the national average.

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Dakota City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.4%2.2%
Manufacturing sector43.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.3%7.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%11.5%
Public administration4.1%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%4.7%
Education, health & social services3.4%33.2%
Other12.2%23.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dakota Dunes, SD2,745$94,58371%
Sergeant Bluff, IA4,399$74,87135%
Lawton, IA900$68,75024%
Hinton, IA809$65,00017%
Jackson, NE153$62,50013%
Dakota City, NE1,875$55,4760%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Monroe, IA1,875$47,22215%
New Union, TN1,875$73,12532%
Leadville North, CO1,875$45,45518%
Moweaqua, IL1,874$51,4427%
Lake Hamilton, AR1,874$55,0001%
Dakota City, NE1,875$55,4760%
Source: The Dakota City, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).