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Income/capita 52%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 100%
IndexBarnumIowaNational
Income per capita$14,298$28,872$29,829
Median household income$42,083$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,107$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,071$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,364$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$13,125$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level27.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Barnum is 52% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Barnum is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Barnum is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Barnum is 85% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,052$42,083$84,166
      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.

      Barnum median earnings by income bracket

      Barnum employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry31.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.9%7.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%10.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%31.6%
      Public administration2.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%2.6%
      Education, health & social services8.1%31.6%
      Other21.6%15.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Badger, IA487$58,1255%
      Clare, IA221$56,8753%
      Somers, IA139$54,3752%
      Knierim, IA72$46,25016%
      Humboldt, IA4,602$44,27620%
      Barnum, IA284$42,08324%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elliston, MT284$67,00021%
      Blain, PA284$47,75014%
      Darling, MS284$25,68254%
      Pulaski, GA284$38,43831%
      Pollard, AL284$31,25044%
      Barnum, IA284$42,08324%
      Source: The Barnum, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).