Rock Rapids employment information

IndexRock RapidsIowaNational
Income per capita$26,185$27,621$28,555
Median household income$52,446$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,905$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,281$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$37,193$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$24,167$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level6.0%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rock Rapids is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rock Rapids is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rock Rapids is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rock Rapids is 61% lower than the national average.

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Rock Rapids median earnings by income bracket

Rock Rapids employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector21.5%8.9%
Financial & insurance services2.6%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.9%18.0%
Public administration3.2%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%3.9%
Education, health & social services11.4%23.8%

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Matlock, IA94$70,62532%
Alvord, IA236$68,12527%
Larchwood, IA1,004$60,95614%
Valley Springs, SD701$57,5008%
Lester, IA299$56,6676%
Rock Rapids, IA2,579$52,4462%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Okanogan, WA2,579$35,16534%
Vergennes, VT2,579$54,4702%
Harlem, FL2,580$22,42558%
Royston, GA2,578$21,72559%
Springfield, KY2,578$33,55037%
Rock Rapids, IA2,579$52,4462%
Source: The Rock Rapids, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.