Lake City employment information

IndexLake CityIowaNational
Income per capita$23,693$27,621$28,555
Median household income$36,813$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,682$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,347$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$29,276$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$17,569$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate8.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level20.2%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake City is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake City is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake City is 40% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake City is 29% higher than the national average.

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Lake City median earnings by income bracket

Lake City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.4%0.8%
Manufacturing sector11.2%6.2%
Financial & insurance services0.8%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services23.2%9.8%
Public administration2.2%0.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services15.3%62.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Twin Lakes, IA288$72,00035%
Breda, IA456$55,6944%
Lytton, IA319$54,6882%
Knierim, IA93$54,5832%
Glidden, IA1,403$47,65611%
Lake City, IA1,754$36,81331%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ocean Ridge, FL1,754$79,15248%
Wanchese, NC1,753$47,96910%
Biscoe, NC1,753$25,87152%
Ben Avon, PA1,755$87,23763%
Marks, MS1,755$31,20742%
Lake City, IA1,754$36,81331%
Source: The Lake City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.