Charles City employment information

IndexCharles CityIowaNational
Income per capita$23,983$28,872$29,829
Median household income$40,909$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,866$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,375$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$30,492$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$17,416$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.4%12.3%15.1%
The Charles 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 Charles City is $23,983, which is 17% lower than than the Iowa average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,909, which is 25% lower than than the Iowa average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Charles City is 2%, which is 56% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Charles City is 20% which is 35% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$27,269$40,909$81,818
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 Charles City is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Charles City is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Charles City is 56% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Charles City is 35% higher than the national average.

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Charles City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.8%4.8%
Financial & insurance services2.0%9.0%
Wholesale & retail services17.4%23.4%
Public administration2.2%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%0.9%
Education, health & social services13.2%29.6%
Other21.3%17.4%

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Orchard, IA50$50,8938%
Floyd, IA365$50,4179%
Ionia, IA332$48,75012%
Charles City, IA7,496$40,90926%

Cities with similar population

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Mantua, VA7,497$124,786126%
Dayton, TX7,494$54,0482%
West Glens Falls, NY7,501$54,2762%
Sandwich, IL7,491$58,6366%
Orland, CA7,504$39,55928%
Charles City, IA7,496$40,90926%
Source: The Charles City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).