Union employment information

Income per capita$19,755$27,621$28,555
Median household income$41,563$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$48,125$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,625$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$38,750$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$16,250$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level5.9%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Union is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Union is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Union is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Union is 62% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Union median earnings by income bracket

Union employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.0%3.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.8%15.3%
Public administration6.5%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%5.4%
Education, health & social services5.4%45.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Zearing, IA639$56,5636%
Clemons, IA125$55,8334%
Green Mountain, IA122$54,7922%
Albion, IA430$53,7501%
Grundy Center, IA2,704$51,9953%
Union, IA522$41,56322%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Saluda, VA522$41,91222%
Rolling Hills, WY522$80,08350%
Canistota, SD522$41,25023%
Bell, OK522$35,05234%
Russell, IA522$32,75039%
Union, IA522$41,56322%
Source: The Union, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.