Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$24,975$28,872$29,829
Median household income$39,884$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,125$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,400$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,957$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,516$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.4%12.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clarion is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Clarion is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clarion is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clarion is 35% higher than the national average

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      $26,586 $39,884 $79,768
      $36,376 $54,570 $109,140
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Clarion median earnings by income bracket

      Clarion employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%8.3%
      Manufacturing sector30.6%30.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%9.7%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%4.6%
      Education, health & social services5.9%5.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Meservey, IA277$72,08330.3%
      Woolstock, IA217$68,75024.3%
      Kanawha, IA954$63,62515.0%
      Eagle Grove, IA3,410$55,1670.3%
      Goodell, IA112$55,0000.6%
      Clarion, IA2,726$39,88427.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Cokato, MN2,726$56,1361.5%
      Dayton, OR2,726$65,78418.9%
      Gervais, OR2,726$72,41130.9%
      Beach City, TX2,726$150,417171.9%
      Parksdale, CA2,725$53,6903.0%
      Clarion, IA2,726$39,88427.9%
      Source: The Clarion, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).