Leighton employment information

Income per capita$19,417$27,621$28,555
Median household income$49,375$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,313$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,250$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$42,500$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$20,625$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level3.1%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Leighton is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Leighton is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Leighton is 64% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Leighton is 80% lower than the national average.

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Leighton median earnings by income bracket

Leighton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.1%2.4%
Manufacturing sector37.8%7.3%
Financial & insurance services2.2%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services20.0%14.6%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services2.2%39.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Keomah Village, IA74$70,93833%
Pella, IA10,343$57,0967%
New Sharon, IA1,315$52,7721%
Kirkville, IA173$50,8935%
Hamilton, IA181$47,88010%
Leighton, IA192$49,3758%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Detmold, MD192$33,75037%
Ryderwood, WA192$29,72244%
Rodriguez Camp, CA192$27,59648%
Luxemburg, IA192$47,50011%
Boykin, GA192$28,94946%
Leighton, IA192$49,3758%
Source: The Leighton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.