Postville employment information

Income per capita$15,284$27,621$28,555
Median household income$35,089$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,145$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,066$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$32,411$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$15,607$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level23.9%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Postville is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Postville is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Postville is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Postville is 53% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Postville median earnings by income bracket

Postville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.2%2.2%
Manufacturing sector44.4%9.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services7.1%14.4%
Public administration5.6%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%2.0%
Education, health & social services6.9%16.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ossian, IA934$54,5192%
Monona, IA1,625$50,8335%
Castalia, IA175$47,08312%
West Union, IA2,642$44,10018%
Farmersburg, IA264$43,33319%
Postville, IA2,329$35,08934%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Edisto, SC2,329$18,73165%
Boles Acres, NM2,329$44,25617%
Buchanan, NY2,330$92,95574%
Green Acres, CA2,330$55,4174%
Colonial Pine Hills, SD2,328$96,25080%
Postville, IA2,329$35,08934%
Source: The Postville, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.