Persia employment information

Income per capita$20,707$27,621$28,555
Median household income$50,000$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,875$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,250$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$29,643$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$21,667$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level12.9%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Persia is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Persia is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Persia is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Persia is 17% lower than the national average.

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Persia median earnings by income bracket

Persia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.6%3.0%
Manufacturing sector4.8%3.0%
Financial & insurance services6.0%18.2%
Wholesale & retail services33.3%13.6%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services2.4%30.3%

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Bentley, IA111$104,62596%
Crescent, IA515$80,08950%
Underwood, IA925$75,19241%
Minden, IA578$58,2509%
Panama, IA196$54,0631%
Persia, IA302$50,0007%

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Canton, MN302$32,81339%
Mammoth, WY302$95,02378%
Valley Hi, OH302$28,41747%
Damascus, GA302$22,50058%
Port Costa, CA302$94,01876%
Persia, IA302$50,0007%
Source: The Persia, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.