Sheldon employment information

IndexSheldonIowaNational
Income per capita$32,346$27,621$28,555
Median household income$46,646$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,790$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,734$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$31,354$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$16,766$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate1.5%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level8.0%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sheldon is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sheldon is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sheldon is 74% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sheldon is 49% lower than the national average.

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Sheldon median earnings by income bracket

Sheldon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector28.0%13.1%
Financial & insurance services2.6%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services19.3%16.5%
Public administration1.2%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.8%42.9%
Other25.5%14.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Matlock, IA94$70,62532%
Orange City, IA6,130$62,27316%
Alton, IA1,190$58,91710%
Boyden, IA697$55,9385%
Hull, IA2,263$53,2500%
Sheldon, IA5,047$46,64613%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Harlan, IA5,047$42,40021%
Cresaptown, MD5,048$40,82024%
Gates, NY5,049$53,9421%
Flora, IL5,045$37,92229%
Salem, NJ5,045$27,04749%
Sheldon, IA5,047$46,64613%
Source: The Sheldon, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.