Elma employment information

Income per capita$24,307$27,621$28,555
Median household income$37,750$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,500$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,563$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$31,333$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$20,417$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level11.2%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elma is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elma is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elma is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elma is 28% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Elma median earnings by income bracket

Elma employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.8%1.8%
Manufacturing sector44.2%7.3%
Financial & insurance services2.4%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services7.9%0.0%
Public administration2.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.1%70.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Washington, IA144$60,31313%
Ionia, IA387$47,81311%
Lime Springs, IA475$47,50011%
Lawler, IA313$44,37517%
New Hampton, IA3,555$41,21023%
Elma, IA629$37,75029%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Oak Grove, AL629$33,95037%
Mount Victory, OH629$49,0638%
Mount Vernon, OR629$32,54039%
Shiloh, OH629$52,0833%
Clark, PA629$69,25029%
Elma, IA629$37,75029%
Source: The Elma, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.