Independence employment information

IndexIndependenceIowaNational
Income per capita$27,603$27,621$28,555
Median household income$51,169$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,784$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,282$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$38,253$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$22,972$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.4%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Independence is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Independence is 4% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Independence is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Independence is 33% lower than the national average.

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Independence median earnings by income bracket

Independence employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.4%0.7%
Manufacturing sector28.0%2.5%
Financial & insurance services2.5%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.1%11.8%
Public administration5.2%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.8%44.1%
Other21.7%22.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Walker, IA712$65,35722%
Fairbank, IA1,129$62,91718%
Jesup, IA2,642$58,2699%
La Porte City, IA2,403$57,1127%
Rowley, IA246$55,5564%
Independence, IA5,955$51,1694%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Green Knoll, NJ5,954$113,304112%
Hilton, NY5,954$58,2509%
Indian River Estates, FL5,953$41,18423%
Larchmont, NY5,952$152,448185%
Wescosville, PA5,951$87,78364%
Independence, IA5,955$51,1694%
Source: The Independence, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.