Income/capita 36%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 119%
IndexBarnes CityIowaNational
Income per capita$19,072$28,872$29,829
Median household income$46,042$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,139$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$29,583$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$16,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate10.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Barnes City is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Barnes City is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Barnes City is 119% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Barnes City is 28% lower than the national average

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      Barnes City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.7%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector46.0%6.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services12.7%10.6%
      Public administration4.8%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%2.1%
      Education, health & social services0.0%42.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Thornburg, IA75$63,43815%
      New Sharon, IA1,263$54,9311%
      Montezuma, IA1,591$50,9628%
      Keswick, IA241$44,75019%
      Sigourney, IA2,105$44,40020%
      Barnes City, IA265$46,04217%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Goodman, WI265$25,50054%
      Bourneville, OH265$0100%
      Lockridge, IA265$47,08315%
      Stantonville, TN265$34,00039%
      Bradshaw, WV265$28,21449%
      Barnes City, IA265$46,04217%
      Source: The Barnes City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).