Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$22,933$28,872$29,829
Median household income$71,902$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,500$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$70,798$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$12,102$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level12.4%12.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Barnum is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Barnum is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Barnum is 47% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Barnum is 18% lower than the national average

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      $47,929 $71,902 $143,804
      $36,376 $54,570 $109,140
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Barnum employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%11.1%
      Manufacturing sector29.3%29.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.1%9.1%
      Public administration1.0%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%4.0%
      Education, health & social services12.1%12.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Knierim, IA57$73,12532.2%
      Badger, IA448$64,02815.7%
      Moorland, IA154$63,25014.3%
      Clare, IA144$56,9643.0%
      Humboldt, IA4,568$55,6400.6%
      Barnum, IA323$71,90230.0%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Manalapan, FL323$198,750259.3%
      Medora, IL323$56,2501.7%
      Stinesville, IN323$51,2507.4%
      Montpelier, LA323$0100.0%
      East New Market, MD323$64,37516.4%
      Barnum, IA323$71,90230.0%
      Source: The Barnum, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).