Income/capita 1%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 48%
Income per capita$29,438$28,872$29,829
Median household income$51,875$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,764$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$43,438$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,284$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Avoca is 1% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Avoca is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Avoca is 48% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Avoca is 40% lower than the national average

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      Avoca employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.0%3.2%
      Financial & insurance services8.4%8.1%
      Wholesale & retail services19.6%13.4%
      Public administration5.5%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.1%2.6%
      Education, health & social services6.9%45.9%

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      Bentley, IA107$111,316101%
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      Minden, IA634$64,50017%
      Persia, IA257$57,8135%
      Elk Horn, IA532$55,7501%
      Avoca, IA1,478$51,8756%

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      Richlandtown, PA1,478$64,93117%
      Newport, ME1,478$29,78746%
      Washington Park, FL1,479$31,48443%
      Tombstone, AZ1,479$30,92144%
      Avoca, IA1,478$51,8756%
      Source: The Avoca, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).