Income/capita 13%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 19%
IndexCenter JunctionIowaNational
Income per capita$25,996$28,872$29,829
Median household income$51,875$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,917$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$30,000$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$24,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Center Junction is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Center Junction is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Center Junction is 19% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Center Junction is 41% lower than the national average

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      Center Junction employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector33.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%11.1%
      Wholesale & retail services33.3%33.3%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.0%7.4%
      Education, health & social services0.0%33.3%

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      Bernard, IA127$53,1254%
      Monticello, IA3,809$50,2269%
      Cascade, IA1,978$49,16711%
      Center Junction, IA79$51,8756%

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      Center Junction, IA79$51,8756%
      Source: The Center Junction, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).