Elkader employment information

Income per capita$29,490$27,621$28,555
Median household income$47,143$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,896$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,477$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$37,550$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$19,821$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level6.6%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elkader is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elkader is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elkader is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elkader is 58% lower than the national average.

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Elkader median earnings by income bracket

Elkader employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%2.8%
Manufacturing sector9.8%7.0%
Financial & insurance services3.8%1.4%
Wholesale & retail services16.9%13.0%
Public administration6.5%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services15.8%42.8%

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Elkader, IA1,208$47,14312%

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Elkader, IA1,208$47,14312%
Source: The Elkader, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.