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Income/capita 17%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 61%
IndexBlairsburgIowaNational
Income per capita$24,616$28,872$29,829
Median household income$52,679$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,500$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$52,708$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$33,750$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$11,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level12.5%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Blairsburg is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Blairsburg is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Blairsburg is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Blairsburg is 17% lower than the national average

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      $35,115$52,679$105,358
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Blairsburg median earnings by income bracket

      Blairsburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector39.4%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.2%10.0%
      Public administration6.1%10.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%5.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%50.0%
      Other21.2%10.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Galt, IA63$101,00083%
      Jewell Junction, IA1,230$60,2349%
      Radcliffe, IA604$54,4122%
      Ellsworth, IA574$53,7503%
      Williams, IA468$52,0836%
      Blairsburg, IA128$52,6795%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Union, MN128$67,91723%
      Roosevelt, WA128$35,00037%
      Cal-Nev-Ari, NV128$23,57157%
      Spade, TX128$45,17918%
      Elba, MN128$34,37538%
      Blairsburg, IA128$52,6795%
      Source: The Blairsburg, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).