Income/capita 18%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 69%
IndexBurr OakIowaNational
Income per capita$24,335$28,872$29,829
Median household income$76,875$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$30,625$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,667$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level2.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Burr Oak is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Burr Oak is 39% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Burr Oak is 69% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Burr Oak is 81% lower than the national average

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      Burr Oak employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry37.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.4%32.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services6.8%57.6%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.5%8.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Decorah, IA7,985$52,9124%
      Ridgeway, IA285$49,82110%
      Preston, MN1,383$46,19816%
      Cresco, IA3,839$44,31820%
      Mabel, MN774$43,05622%
      Burr Oak, IA242$76,87539%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Comfort, WV242$0100%
      Empire, OH242$30,62545%
      Etowah, AR242$34,06338%
      Madisonburg, PA242$82,91750%
      West Leipsic, OH242$56,3282%
      Burr Oak, IA242$76,87539%
      Source: The Burr Oak, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).