Elk Horn employment information

IndexElk HornIowaNational
Income per capita$23,711$27,621$28,555
Median household income$46,094$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$48,875$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,500$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$30,313$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$25,278$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level7.8%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elk Horn is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elk Horn is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elk Horn is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elk Horn is 50% lower than the national average.

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Elk Horn median earnings by income bracket

Elk Horn employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.5%5.0%
Financial & insurance services4.4%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services10.4%18.5%
Public administration1.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.8%12.6%
Education, health & social services8.1%37.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marne, IA76$57,5008%
Avoca, IA1,328$48,7929%
Brayton, IA132$48,7509%
Walnut, IA694$46,25014%
Harlan, IA5,047$42,40021%
Elk Horn, IA638$46,09414%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sharpsville, IN638$46,60713%
Hopeland, PA638$38,83927%
Interlaken, NY638$45,62515%
Hershey, NE638$70,00031%
Fort Cobb, OK638$39,68826%
Elk Horn, IA638$46,09414%
Source: The Elk Horn, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.