Jefferson employment information

IndexJeffersonIowaNational
Income per capita$25,584$28,872$29,829
Median household income$43,333$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,953$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,012$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$27,346$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,937$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.3%12.3%15.1%
The Jefferson, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Jefferson is $25,584, which is 11% lower than than the Iowa average and 14% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,333, which is 21% lower than than the Iowa average and 22% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 3%, which is 27% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Jefferson is 9% which is 38% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$28,885$43,333$86,666
City
$36,376$54,570$109,140
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Jefferson is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jefferson is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jefferson is 38% lower than the national average.

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Jefferson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector19.9%8.0%
Financial & insurance services2.4%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services16.4%10.6%
Public administration3.3%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.7%50.1%
Other27.6%21.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Paton, IA245$55,6251%
Beaver, IA127$55,4170%
Grand Junction, IA838$45,55618%
Scranton, IA565$45,46918%
Rippey, IA207$45,25018%
Jefferson, IA4,207$43,33322%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Jasper, FL4,207$38,82130%
Monongahela, PA4,208$45,23418%
Riverdale, NJ4,206$97,04575%
Sparks, TX4,208$19,49565%
Emerald Lakes, PA4,208$63,75015%
Jefferson, IA4,207$43,33322%
Source: The Jefferson, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).