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Income/capita 19%
Household income 1%
Unemployment 64%
IndexAlvordIowaNational
Income per capita$24,203$28,872$29,829
Median household income$55,833$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,000$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,375$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$20,938$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alvord is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Alvord is 1% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alvord is 64% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alvord is 80% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $37,218$55,833$111,666
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Alvord median earnings by income bracket

      Alvord employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector39.2%1.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services17.6%18.2%
      Public administration0.0%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.6%1.5%
      Education, health & social services9.5%36.4%
      Other9.5%21.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lester, IA269$71,25029%
      Rock Valley, IA3,623$61,94412%
      Hull, IA2,146$55,4460%
      Rock Rapids, IA2,569$54,8911%
      Larchwood, IA865$54,6431%
      Alvord, IA236$55,8331%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Russell, AR236$33,43840%
      Royal, IL236$59,1077%
      Omena, MI236$74,30634%
      Donnelly, MN236$47,18815%
      Bruning, NE236$40,62527%
      Alvord, IA236$55,8331%
      Source: The Alvord, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).