Wapello employment information

Income per capita$18,947$27,621$28,555
Median household income$39,231$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,784$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,734$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$29,808$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$16,300$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate5.5%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level20.2%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wapello is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wapello is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wapello is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wapello is 30% higher than the national average.

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Wapello median earnings by income bracket

Wapello employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%2.2%
Manufacturing sector40.1%3.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services12.6%10.2%
Public administration6.9%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%3.8%
Education, health & social services9.2%42.4%

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Letts, IA378$51,3894%
Wapello, IA1,903$39,23127%

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Olton, TX1,904$29,93444%
Lake Caroline, VA1,904$73,53337%
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Dexter, ME1,904$36,91731%
Kings Bay Base, GA1,905$45,37915%
Wapello, IA1,903$39,23127%
Source: The Wapello, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.