Dow City employment information

IndexDow CityIowaNational
Income per capita$21,188$27,621$28,555
Median household income$42,647$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,469$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,125$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$31,346$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$15,938$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level14.3%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Dow City is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dow City is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dow City is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dow City is 9% lower than the national average.

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Dow City median earnings by income bracket

Dow City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector36.8%8.2%
Financial & insurance services1.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services7.3%19.4%
Public administration14.5%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.2%29.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Buck Grove, IA31$56,2505%
Panama, IA196$54,0631%
Westphalia, IA122$48,12510%
Ricketts, IA146$45,58315%
Denison, IA8,370$45,36615%
Dow City, IA561$42,64720%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Alba, MO561$37,34430%
Linnell Camp, CA561$20,55662%
Farragut, IA561$48,19410%
Fruitvale, TX561$32,73439%
Lucas, OH561$48,9069%
Dow City, IA561$42,64720%
Source: The Dow City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.