Harlan employment information

Income per capita$26,159$27,621$28,555
Median household income$42,400$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,000$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,984$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$26,507$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$22,725$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate1.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level16.1%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Harlan is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harlan is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harlan is 79% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harlan is 3% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Harlan median earnings by income bracket

Harlan employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.6%1.2%
Manufacturing sector16.0%2.8%
Financial & insurance services2.6%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services28.3%15.8%
Public administration4.7%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%5.2%
Education, health & social services8.3%42.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Minden, IA578$58,2509%
Marne, IA76$57,5008%
Panama, IA196$54,0631%
Persia, IA302$50,0007%
Neola, IA874$48,9069%
Harlan, IA5,047$42,40021%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sheldon, IA5,047$46,64613%
Cresaptown, MD5,048$40,82024%
Gates, NY5,049$53,9421%
Flora, IL5,045$37,92229%
Salem, NJ5,045$27,04749%
Harlan, IA5,047$42,40021%
Source: The Harlan, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.