Melbourne employment information

Income per capita$22,929$27,621$28,555
Median household income$48,906$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,984$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,556$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$38,250$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$25,729$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.9%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level6.3%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Melbourne is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Melbourne is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Melbourne is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Melbourne is 59% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Melbourne median earnings by income bracket

Melbourne employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.8%5.4%
Financial & insurance services4.9%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services21.5%19.3%
Public administration5.7%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%3.0%
Education, health & social services1.6%41.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Haverhill, IA175$70,93833%
Valeria, IA65$68,33328%
Maxwell, IA997$61,51315%
State Center, IA1,475$57,6618%
Zearing, IA639$56,5636%
Melbourne, IA868$48,9069%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fairview, MT868$41,45822%
Lone Rock, WI868$39,00027%
New Madison, OH869$42,95520%
Seiling, OK869$44,37517%
Exeter, MO867$34,14536%
Melbourne, IA868$48,9069%
Source: The Melbourne, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.