Morning Sun employment information

IndexMorning SunIowaNational
Income per capita$23,094$27,621$28,555
Median household income$51,250$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,417$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$48,906$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$37,500$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$22,679$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level8.3%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Morning Sun is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Morning Sun is 4% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Morning Sun is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Morning Sun is 47% lower than the national average.

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Morning Sun median earnings by income bracket

Morning Sun employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%2.1%
Manufacturing sector32.2%1.3%
Financial & insurance services2.0%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services20.4%15.7%
Public administration1.2%4.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.0%2.1%
Education, health & social services7.8%36.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cotter, IA67$63,75019%
Columbus City, IA417$56,0425%
Mount Union, IA105$55,9385%
Fredonia, IA254$49,4648%
Grandview, IA478$49,1078%
Morning Sun, IA1,033$51,2504%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Blue Ridge, TX1,033$44,76016%
Greenfields, PA1,033$47,43411%
Chestertown, NY1,033$46,30013%
Morgantown, IN1,033$37,19330%
Odin, IL1,033$40,00025%
Morning Sun, IA1,033$51,2504%
Source: The Morning Sun, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.