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Income/capita 22%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 83%
IndexCalmarIowaNational
Income per capita$23,176$28,872$29,829
Median household income$50,929$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,681$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,875$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$33,750$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$24,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Calmar is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Calmar is 8% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Calmar is 83% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Calmar is 13% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,949$50,929$101,858
      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.

      Calmar median earnings by income bracket

      Calmar employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector42.1%4.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services9.2%20.4%
      Public administration3.6%1.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%4.2%
      Education, health & social services9.5%46.3%
      Other9.2%14.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jackson Junction, IA47$76,87539%
      St. Lucas, IA163$57,0833%
      Decorah, IA7,985$52,9124%
      Ossian, IA962$50,6258%
      Ridgeway, IA285$49,82110%
      Calmar, IA1,023$50,9298%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Republic, WA1,023$26,12553%
      Rupert, WV1,023$32,54041%
      Lynnview, KY1,023$48,84612%
      Lakeside City, TX1,023$78,05641%
      Hays, MT1,023$29,16747%
      Calmar, IA1,023$50,9298%
      Source: The Calmar, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).