Mason City employment information

IndexMason CityIowaNational
Income per capita$26,065$27,621$28,555
Median household income$42,009$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,030$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,612$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$29,151$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$22,731$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level15.5%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mason City is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mason City is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mason City is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mason City is equal to the national average.

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Mason City median earnings by income bracket

Mason City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%0.6%
Manufacturing sector23.3%1.5%
Financial & insurance services3.2%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services21.8%15.8%
Public administration2.5%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%1.7%
Education, health & social services11.0%43.3%

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Ventura, IA667$61,25015%
Hanlontown, IA177$53,0001%
Rockwell, IA1,028$52,7601%
Plymouth, IA398$49,1678%
Joice, IA207$47,50011%
Mason City, IA27,775$42,00921%

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Big Spring, TX27,768$43,75018%
Holbrook, NY27,765$96,53681%
Harker Heights, TX27,757$63,87819%
Southlake, TX27,755$170,742219%
Marshalltown, IA27,749$48,7509%
Mason City, IA27,775$42,00921%
Source: The Mason City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.