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Income/capita 23%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 41%
IndexClarindaIowaNational
Income per capita$23,028$28,872$29,829
Median household income$43,814$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,889$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,681$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$28,016$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$20,018$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clarinda is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Clarinda is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clarinda is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clarinda is 6% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,206$43,814$87,628
      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.

      Clarinda median earnings by income bracket

      Clarinda employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.6%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector24.8%2.9%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%15.8%
      Public administration5.7%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services19.8%48.2%
      Other15.9%9.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Blanchard, IA29$59,1677%
      Hepburn, IA30$54,3752%
      Essex, IA859$50,8758%
      Coburg, IA58$50,6258%
      Coin, IA220$47,29215%
      Clarinda, IA5,431$43,81421%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Terryville, CT5,431$61,42211%
      Salida, CO5,430$39,70628%
      Wappingers Falls, NY5,429$46,96215%
      Highland, NY5,429$64,85617%
      Aberdeen, MS5,427$32,34042%
      Clarinda, IA5,431$43,81421%
      Source: The Clarinda, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).