West Branch employment information

IndexWest BranchIowaNational
Income per capita$26,673$27,621$28,555
Median household income$62,652$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$70,729$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,944$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$38,269$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$27,583$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate1.7%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level7.0%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Branch is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Branch is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Branch is 71% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Branch is 55% lower than the national average.

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West Branch median earnings by income bracket

West Branch employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.4%4.1%
Manufacturing sector9.7%1.7%
Financial & insurance services1.2%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%9.2%
Public administration4.6%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%1.7%
Education, health & social services14.8%51.1%

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Ely, IA1,966$97,95583%
North Liberty, IA14,503$72,47036%
Solon, IA2,460$65,00022%
Coralville, IA19,677$59,82212%
Lone Tree, IA1,394$58,75010%
West Branch, IA2,684$62,65217%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bath, PA2,684$47,43411%
Clifton, TN2,684$24,41254%
Sewanee, TN2,684$74,89040%
Versailles, OH2,685$46,03114%
Montana City, MT2,683$97,86883%
West Branch, IA2,684$62,65217%
Source: The West Branch, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.