Central City employment information

IndexCentral CityIowaNational
Income per capita$25,832$28,872$29,829
Median household income$61,641$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$70,563$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,438$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,284$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$29,773$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.3%12.3%15.1%
The Central City, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Central City is $25,832, which is 11% lower than than the Iowa average and 13% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $61,641, which is 13% higher than than the Iowa average and 11% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Central City is 4%, which is 24% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Central City is 7% which is 51% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$41,089$61,641$123,282
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Central City is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central City is 11% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central City is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central City is 51% lower than the national average.

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Central City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.4%2.2%
Manufacturing sector32.6%1.9%
Financial & insurance services4.4%15.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.1%15.8%
Public administration5.1%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%3.8%
Education, health & social services4.6%37.0%
Other14.4%14.1%

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Central City, IA1,320$61,64111%

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Hiram, OH1,320$49,77910%
Metolius, OR1,320$40,11427%
Lewiston, CA1,320$33,68439%
Cohoe, AK1,321$63,92916%
Lincoln Center, KS1,319$42,83323%
Central City, IA1,320$61,64111%
Source: The Central City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).