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Income/capita 25%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 29%
IndexCharlotteIowaNational
Income per capita$22,356$28,872$29,829
Median household income$50,417$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,614$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,417$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$34,286$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$17,500$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Charlotte is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Charlotte is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Charlotte is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Charlotte is 23% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,607$50,417$100,834
      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.

      Charlotte median earnings by income bracket

      Charlotte employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.1%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector32.0%8.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services15.5%19.1%
      Public administration2.1%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%0.9%
      Education, health & social services9.3%45.5%
      Other28.9%11.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Springbrook, IA137$90,06963%
      Welton, IA151$68,33324%
      Goose Lake, IA275$61,25011%
      Grand Mound, IA557$60,62510%
      Calamus, IA407$57,5004%
      Charlotte, IA404$50,4179%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rocky Mountain, OK404$30,22745%
      Lubec, ME404$29,93446%
      Orleans, NE404$40,52627%
      New Germany, MN404$55,1790%
      Weir, TX404$44,25020%
      Charlotte, IA404$50,4179%
      Source: The Charlotte, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).