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Income/capita 41%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 10%
IndexBusseyIowaNational
Income per capita$17,522$28,872$29,829
Median household income$37,500$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,667$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,458$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$17,778$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level24.6%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bussey is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bussey is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bussey is 10% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bussey is 63% higher than the national average

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      $24,997$37,500$75,000
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Bussey median earnings by income bracket

      Bussey employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.6%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector55.2%2.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.6%15.9%
      Public administration1.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.4%4.5%
      Education, health & social services8.6%51.6%
      Other4.8%4.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pella, IA10,280$60,5689%
      Harvey, IA290$48,59412%
      Leighton, IA193$48,50012%
      Eddyville, IA1,207$46,71316%
      University Park, IA558$45,62518%
      Bussey, IA578$37,50032%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hartman, AR578$26,70552%
      Rowlesburg, WV578$33,75039%
      Pacific Beach, WA578$0100%
      Briarwood, KY578$50,4559%
      Winterstown, PA578$63,00014%
      Bussey, IA578$37,50032%
      Source: The Bussey, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).