Shelby employment information

Income per capita$23,557$27,621$28,555
Median household income$41,389$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,750$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,833$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$38,229$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$21,607$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level24.0%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shelby is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shelby is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shelby is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shelby is 54% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Shelby median earnings by income bracket

Shelby employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.6%5.7%
Manufacturing sector10.4%6.3%
Financial & insurance services8.9%16.0%
Wholesale & retail services29.6%19.4%
Public administration2.2%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.8%5.1%
Education, health & social services2.2%28.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bentley, IA111$104,62596%
Underwood, IA925$75,19241%
Oakland, IA1,621$64,46421%
McClelland, IA129$63,75019%
Minden, IA578$58,2509%
Shelby, IA617$41,38923%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ettrick, WI617$51,5384%
Cuba, NM617$27,50049%
Belleview, KY617$62,61917%
Valencia, PA617$48,8049%
Rule, TX617$31,70041%
Shelby, IA617$41,38923%
Source: The Shelby, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.