Income/capita 25%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 65%
IndexCharter OakIowaNational
Income per capita$22,505$28,872$29,829
Median household income$45,750$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,750$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,813$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,583$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$18,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Charter Oak is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Charter Oak is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Charter Oak is 65% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Charter Oak is 12% lower than the national average

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      Charter Oak employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%6.3%
      Manufacturing sector21.7%5.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services29.1%18.2%
      Public administration5.3%4.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%1.4%
      Education, health & social services5.8%41.3%

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      Schleswig, IA806$52,2226%
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      Ricketts, IA124$48,43812%
      Denison, IA8,326$47,46514%
      Dunlap, IA1,021$47,36814%
      Charter Oak, IA596$45,75017%

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      Alberton, MT596$31,25044%
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      Wainscott, NY596$72,08330%
      Charter Oak, IA596$45,75017%
      Source: The Charter Oak, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).