Palmer employment information

Income per capita$18,886$27,621$28,555
Median household income$31,875$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$30,625$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,500$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$22,344$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$9,375$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level24.2%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Palmer is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palmer is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palmer is 63% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palmer is 55% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Palmer median earnings by income bracket

Palmer employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%5.9%
Manufacturing sector13.5%14.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services8.1%26.5%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities27.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.1%41.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Twin Lakes, IA288$72,00035%
Bradgate, IA114$56,8756%
Barnum, IA248$56,5636%
Lytton, IA319$54,6882%
Knierim, IA93$54,5832%
Palmer, IA153$31,87540%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Medon, TN153$29,37545%
Markham, WA153$100,32988%
Cowgill, MO153$22,01959%
Frannie, WY153$44,37517%
Gaylesville, AL153$33,75037%
Palmer, IA153$31,87540%
Source: The Palmer, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.