Van Meter employment information

IndexVan MeterIowaNational
Income per capita$29,333$27,621$28,555
Median household income$83,261$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$84,779$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$52,083$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$37,466$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$34,659$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.3%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level2.7%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Van Meter is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Van Meter is 56% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Van Meter is 61% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Van Meter is 83% lower than the national average.

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Van Meter median earnings by income bracket

Van Meter employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.9%1.1%
Manufacturing sector8.6%1.3%
Financial & insurance services16.0%28.3%
Wholesale & retail services21.7%3.7%
Public administration6.2%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%4.8%
Education, health & social services4.5%40.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cumming, IA383$96,25080%
Johnston, IA18,874$94,82177%
Clive, IA16,246$91,69671%
Norwalk, IA9,444$80,40650%
Urbandale, IA41,157$79,90949%
Van Meter, IA1,463$83,26156%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Roland, IA1,463$64,10720%
Plattekill, NY1,463$45,85214%
Grandview, TX1,463$42,63920%
Kinderhook, NY1,463$83,51656%
Gordonsville, TN1,463$54,7732%
Van Meter, IA1,463$83,26156%
Source: The Van Meter, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.