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Income/capita 25%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 100%
IndexBraytonIowaNational
Income per capita$22,333$28,872$29,829
Median household income$48,250$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,750$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$41,875$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$16,406$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brayton is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brayton is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brayton is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brayton is 27% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,163$48,250$96,500
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Brayton median earnings by income bracket

      Brayton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.0%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector10.0%23.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%17.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%17.0%
      Public administration10.0%8.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%12.8%
      Other37.5%36.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elk Horn, IA532$55,7501%
      Adair, IA813$45,93817%
      Marne, IA120$45,41718%
      Wiota, IA86$45,00019%
      Walnut, IA706$43,88921%
      Brayton, IA145$48,25013%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Graceton, PA145$16,36470%
      Griffin, IN145$29,58347%
      Lake Annette, MO145$37,50032%
      Bogard, MO145$39,58328%
      Roseville, PA145$47,91713%
      Brayton, IA145$48,25013%
      Source: The Brayton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).