Altoona employment information

IndexAltoonaWisconsinNational
Income per capita$28,296$29,253$29,829
Median household income$50,570$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,089$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,117$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$32,226$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$28,996$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level8.4%12.7%15.1%
The Altoona, WI employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Altoona is $28,296, which is 3% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 5% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $50,570, which is 7% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 9% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Altoona is 4%, which is 24% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Altoona is 8% which is 44% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,709$50,570$101,140
City
$36,403$54,610$109,220
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Altoona is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Altoona is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Altoona is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Altoona is 44% lower than the national average.

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Altoona employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services8.3%10.5%
Wholesale & retail services24.8%6.2%
Public administration3.8%6.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services18.4%56.9%
Other18.6%13.1%

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Lake Wissota, WI2,959$68,04923%
Elk Mound, WI1,074$54,2052%
Fall Creek, WI1,400$50,6528%
Eau Claire, WI67,654$45,40318%
Altoona, WI7,193$50,5709%

Cities with similar population

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Grandview Heights, OH7,191$95,93873%
Ladera Heights, CA7,195$90,24163%
Clinton, IL7,195$44,14320%
Lihue, HI7,196$61,72512%
University Park, IL7,196$46,72116%
Altoona, WI7,193$50,5709%
Source: The Altoona, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).