Columbus Junction employment information

IndexColumbus JunctionIowaNational
Income per capita$18,478$28,872$29,829
Median household income$49,213$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,143$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,464$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$30,997$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,578$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level15.2%12.3%15.1%
The Columbus Junction, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Columbus Junction is $18,478, which is 36% lower than than the Iowa average and 38% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,213, which is 10% lower than than the Iowa average and 11% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Columbus Junction is 3%, which is 43% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Columbus Junction is 15% which is 1% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$32,805$49,213$98,426
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Columbus Junction is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbus Junction is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbus Junction is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbus Junction is 1% higher than the national average.

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Columbus Junction median earnings by income bracket

Columbus Junction employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector55.6%1.0%
Financial & insurance services0.5%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services6.3%9.4%
Public administration1.4%8.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%3.4%
Education, health & social services4.0%25.7%
Other7.9%13.9%

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Columbus Junction, IA2,214$49,21311%

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Source: The Columbus Junction, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).