Decorah employment information

Income per capita$22,655$27,621$28,555
Median household income$50,361$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,792$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,978$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$19,938$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$6,844$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate1.9%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.7%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Decorah is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Decorah is 6% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Decorah is 67% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Decorah is 32% lower than the national average.

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Decorah median earnings by income bracket

Decorah employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.4%0.4%
Manufacturing sector12.6%1.8%
Financial & insurance services1.9%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services11.9%10.1%
Public administration1.5%0.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%1.3%
Education, health & social services43.1%59.9%

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Ridgeway, IA322$44,03818%
Decorah, IA8,058$50,3616%

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Ludington, MI8,061$33,11038%
London, KY8,062$30,28643%
Senatobia, MS8,063$40,84324%
Wilmington Manor, DE8,049$51,0255%
Decorah, IA8,058$50,3616%
Source: The Decorah, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.