Waukon employment information

Income per capita$23,150$27,621$28,555
Median household income$39,734$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,083$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,770$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$32,699$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$17,373$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level14.3%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Waukon is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waukon is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waukon is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waukon is 8% lower than the national average.

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Waukon median earnings by income bracket

Waukon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.7%7.1%
Financial & insurance services3.1%4.4%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%16.8%
Public administration3.8%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.8%1.0%
Education, health & social services6.6%45.9%

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De Soto, WI291$43,25019%
Luana, IA293$41,45822%
Waukon, IA3,846$39,73426%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Le Claire, IA3,846$76,08342%
Cisco, TX3,846$31,18842%
Green Oaks, IL3,844$168,929216%
Emmetsburg, IA3,844$43,46219%
Escatawpa, MS3,848$37,53830%
Waukon, IA3,846$39,73426%
Source: The Waukon, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.