Prairie City employment information

IndexPrairie CityIowaNational
Income per capita$27,170$27,621$28,555
Median household income$60,417$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,583$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,667$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$40,714$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$25,000$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.5%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Prairie City is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Prairie City is 13% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Prairie City is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Prairie City is 33% lower than the national average.

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Prairie City median earnings by income bracket

Prairie City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.3%0.5%
Manufacturing sector18.2%3.2%
Financial & insurance services8.2%17.1%
Wholesale & retail services22.0%12.3%
Public administration2.6%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.2%42.4%

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Lambs Grove, IA175$66,87525%
Altoona, IA15,317$66,73025%
Prairie City, IA1,656$60,41713%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lewisport, KY1,656$45,86214%
Forreston, IL1,657$41,75922%
Clinton, LA1,657$38,54228%
Weston, NJ1,655$71,59934%
Lenox, MA1,655$49,1278%
Prairie City, IA1,656$60,41713%
Source: The Prairie City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.