Fort Madison employment information

IndexFort MadisonIowaNational
Income per capita$22,514$27,621$28,555
Median household income$41,875$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,384$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,146$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$35,419$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$21,069$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate6.7%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level16.1%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Madison is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Madison is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Madison is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Madison is 3% higher than the national average.

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Fort Madison median earnings by income bracket

Fort Madison employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.0%1.6%
Manufacturing sector38.1%0.4%
Financial & insurance services0.6%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%17.4%
Public administration5.7%7.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%0.7%
Education, health & social services6.0%31.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Middletown, IA302$52,9171%
St. Paul, IA83$51,2504%
Gulf Port, IL24$50,6255%
Carthage, IL2,600$50,0426%
West Point, IA1,100$49,2978%
Fort Madison, IA10,929$41,87522%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dent, OH10,930$71,23533%
Holbrook, MA10,925$63,29718%
Sturgis, MI10,923$36,20632%
Massena, NY10,937$39,65826%
Atchison, KS10,920$41,28323%
Fort Madison, IA10,929$41,87522%
Source: The Fort Madison, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.