Promise City employment information

IndexPromise CityIowaNational
Income per capita$19,660$27,621$28,555
Median household income$30,625$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$29,792$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$33,929$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$20,729$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level13.9%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Promise City is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Promise City is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Promise City is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Promise City is 11% lower than the national average.

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Promise City median earnings by income bracket

Promise City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector47.1%4.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services18.4%31.1%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.7%21.3%

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Promise City, IA230$30,62543%

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Springdale, WA230$19,32364%
Promise City, IA230$30,62543%
Source: The Promise City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.