Red Oak employment information

IndexRed OakIowaNational
Income per capita$20,262$27,621$28,555
Median household income$33,977$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,929$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,208$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$35,274$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$21,573$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate7.9%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level24.4%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Red Oak is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Red Oak is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Red Oak is 35% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Red Oak is 57% higher than the national average.

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Red Oak median earnings by income bracket

Red Oak employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.8%1.3%
Manufacturing sector24.0%8.5%
Financial & insurance services3.3%5.7%
Wholesale & retail services18.4%9.8%
Public administration2.4%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%1.2%
Education, health & social services5.2%46.4%

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Stanton, IA708$58,94210%
Emerson, IA471$51,7653%
Macedonia, IA270$51,0944%
Essex, IA912$44,79216%
Imogene, IA56$38,75028%
Red Oak, IA5,644$33,97736%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Yarmouth, ME5,645$62,72717%
New Whiteland, IN5,646$50,7575%
Buckhannon, WV5,646$28,28647%
Iola, KS5,650$29,81144%
Atlanta, TX5,638$36,23732%
Red Oak, IA5,644$33,97736%
Source: The Red Oak, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.