Onawa employment information

Income per capita$19,763$27,621$28,555
Median household income$33,678$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,000$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,893$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$30,521$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$18,378$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level18.0%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Onawa is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Onawa is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Onawa is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Onawa is 15% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Onawa median earnings by income bracket

Onawa employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.6%8.0%
Financial & insurance services2.8%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%14.3%
Public administration9.0%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%3.8%
Education, health & social services9.8%53.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sloan, IA1,031$55,4174%
Hornick, IA264$42,63920%
Turin, IA100$41,25023%
Whiting, IA878$41,25023%
Pisgah, IA237$40,16725%
Onawa, IA2,954$33,67837%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Knoxville, IL2,954$49,8137%
Arcadia, WI2,953$41,87522%
Kingwood, WV2,953$45,91814%
Milford, IA2,955$46,42713%
Montrose, MN2,952$62,41917%
Onawa, IA2,954$33,67837%
Source: The Onawa, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.