Income/capita 24%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 39%
Income per capita$22,615$28,872$29,829
Median household income$40,737$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,341$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,906$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,063$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,456$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level18.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Albia is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Albia is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Albia is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Albia is 19% higher than the national average

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      Albia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.2%3.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services16.0%9.4%
      Public administration2.5%6.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.0%1.1%
      Education, health & social services16.4%56.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Melrose, IA153$49,37511%
      Eddyville, IA1,207$46,71316%
      Chillicothe, IA97$45,41718%
      Unionville, IA78$43,75021%
      Moravia, IA792$40,89326%
      Albia, IA3,795$40,73726%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Broadway, VA3,795$49,22611%
      Jackson, LA3,795$37,64732%
      Holden Heights, FL3,795$45,04819%
      Lancaster, WI3,796$42,71423%
      Clifton Forge, VA3,792$37,09533%
      Albia, IA3,795$40,73726%
      Source: The Albia, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).