Shellsburg employment information

Income per capita$25,915$27,621$28,555
Median household income$46,667$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,114$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,639$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$41,196$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$22,137$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate3.3%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level18.6%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shellsburg is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shellsburg is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shellsburg is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shellsburg is 19% higher than the national average.

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Shellsburg median earnings by income bracket

Shellsburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.9%0.9%
Manufacturing sector20.8%4.1%
Financial & insurance services6.8%15.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.4%23.7%
Public administration0.0%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.8%9.1%
Education, health & social services1.5%31.1%

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Walford, IA1,607$92,30373%
Fairfax, IA2,332$88,00065%
Atkins, IA1,812$86,25061%
Shellsburg, IA1,013$46,66713%

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Rich Square, NC1,013$30,27543%
Viola, IL1,013$52,2222%
Benton, KS1,013$41,87522%
Tumbling Shoals, AR1,013$51,9743%
Sciotodale, OH1,012$37,17230%
Shellsburg, IA1,013$46,66713%
Source: The Shellsburg, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.