Elkader employment information

IndexElkaderIowaNational
Income per capita$28,281$28,872$29,829
Median household income$45,000$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,231$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,778$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,813$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$16,830$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%12.3%15.1%
The Elkader, IA 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 Elkader is $28,281, which is 2% lower than than the Iowa average and 5% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $45,000, which is 18% lower than than the Iowa average and 19% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Elkader is 3%, which is 36% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Elkader is 9% which is 41% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$29,997$45,000$90,000
City
$36,376$54,570$109,140
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Elkader is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elkader is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elkader is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elkader is 41% lower than the national average.

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Elkader median earnings by income bracket

Elkader employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.1%5.3%
Manufacturing sector19.7%2.8%
Financial & insurance services2.1%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%20.3%
Public administration3.1%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services17.7%36.6%
Other25.5%20.3%

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Elgin, IA737$48,75012%
Elkader, IA1,325$45,00019%

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Fort Benton, MT1,325$38,42131%
Shoemakersville, PA1,325$47,50014%
Velda City, MO1,325$33,81939%
Vance, AL1,325$66,11120%
Elkader, IA1,325$45,00019%
Source: The Elkader, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).