Forest City employment information

IndexForest CityIowaNational
Income per capita$23,873$27,621$28,555
Median household income$45,906$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,321$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,963$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$32,018$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$21,899$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.1%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forest City is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest City is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest City is 63% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest City is 35% lower than the national average.

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Forest City median earnings by income bracket

Forest City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.4%0.7%
Manufacturing sector40.1%2.9%
Financial & insurance services1.1%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services12.3%4.6%
Public administration8.8%0.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%1.9%
Education, health & social services10.4%46.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ventura, IA667$61,25015%
Garner, IA3,107$60,11612%
Duncan, IA113$55,0003%
Hanlontown, IA177$53,0001%
Joice, IA207$47,50011%
Forest City, IA4,142$45,90614%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Buckingham, FL4,142$64,37520%
Walthourville, GA4,142$39,82826%
Bellville, TX4,142$46,05114%
Farmington, ME4,142$23,39656%
Randleman, NC4,143$30,63543%
Forest City, IA4,142$45,90614%
Source: The Forest City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.