Peterson employment information

Income per capita$24,165$27,621$28,555
Median household income$39,643$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,250$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,750$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$36,875$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$25,469$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level14.2%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Peterson is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Peterson is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Peterson is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Peterson is 9% lower than the national average.

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Peterson median earnings by income bracket

Peterson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%1.4%
Manufacturing sector27.4%22.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services4.1%8.3%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.8%4.2%
Education, health & social services4.1%61.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Calumet, IA309$53,7501%
Aurelia, IA1,084$48,21410%
Sutherland, IA591$48,17310%
Primghar, IA949$47,72711%
Royal, IA540$46,78613%
Peterson, IA320$39,64326%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clifford, MI320$37,50030%
Sunburst, MT320$60,50013%
Lawrence, NE320$38,75028%
Frederick, SD320$40,89324%
East Laurinburg, NC320$26,66750%
Peterson, IA320$39,64326%
Source: The Peterson, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.