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Income/capita 18%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 6%
IndexClarionIowaNational
Income per capita$24,547$28,872$29,829
Median household income$38,694$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,707$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,667$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$30,641$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,690$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clarion is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Clarion is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clarion is 6% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clarion is 34% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,793$38,694$77,388
      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.

      Clarion median earnings by income bracket

      Clarion employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.7%13.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.8%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.6%17.1%
      Public administration2.4%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%0.5%
      Education, health & social services9.6%51.3%
      Other29.6%16.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Galt, IA63$101,00083%
      Vincent, IA130$58,7506%
      Meservey, IA177$52,9174%
      Eagle Grove, IA3,468$45,12518%
      Renwick, IA267$41,50025%
      Clarion, IA2,783$38,69430%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mount Vernon, KY2,783$21,10462%
      Hamburg, AR2,783$28,51248%
      Lagrange, IN2,783$41,14426%
      Meadowbrook, CA2,782$46,00017%
      Desert Hills, AZ2,782$38,43231%
      Clarion, IA2,783$38,69430%
      Source: The Clarion, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).