La Porte City employment information

IndexLa Porte CityIowaNational
Income per capita$26,603$27,621$28,555
Median household income$57,112$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$73,625$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,944$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$39,517$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$27,417$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.6%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level8.4%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Porte City is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Porte City is 7% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Porte City is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Porte City is 46% lower than the national average.

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La Porte City median earnings by income bracket

La Porte City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector27.0%2.0%
Financial & insurance services2.0%8.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.7%5.5%
Public administration0.6%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.6%6.6%
Education, health & social services4.2%45.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hudson, IA2,393$81,41752%
Raymond, IA872$69,37530%
Garrison, IA349$58,85410%
Jesup, IA2,642$58,2699%
Washburn, IA957$55,5834%
La Porte City, IA2,403$57,1127%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Herald Harbor, MD2,403$106,54899%
Brookland, AR2,402$42,61920%
East Hampton, CT2,402$101,07189%
El Portal, FL2,404$50,4176%
Effort, PA2,402$60,72114%
La Porte City, IA2,403$57,1127%
Source: The La Porte City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.