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Income/capita 24%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 55%
IndexArmstrongIowaNational
Income per capita$22,805$28,872$29,829
Median household income$41,949$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,159$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,212$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$14,412$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Armstrong is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Armstrong is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Armstrong is 55% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Armstrong is 45% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,963$41,949$83,898
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      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.

      Armstrong median earnings by income bracket

      Armstrong employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.1%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector43.0%8.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%4.4%
      Wholesale & retail services7.9%6.2%
      Public administration1.4%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%1.3%
      Education, health & social services7.5%59.1%
      Other19.6%8.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lone Rock, IA199$66,25020%
      Bancroft, IA712$52,7945%
      Dolliver, IA81$52,5005%
      Gruver, IA105$45,00019%
      Burt, IA505$41,25025%
      Armstrong, IA898$41,94924%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chelyan, WV898$22,31360%
      Greens Landing, PA898$29,13847%
      Dewar, OK898$38,28131%
      North Haverhill, NH898$70,38827%
      Gorman, TX898$22,78859%
      Armstrong, IA898$41,94924%
      Source: The Armstrong, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).