Income/capita 38%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 43%
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%

Key findings

  • 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 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%

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      Fruitland, IA1,196$75,41736%
      Lone Tree, IA1,482$61,38211%
      Columbus City, IA447$60,3759%
      Riverside, IA1,054$56,1762%
      Letts, IA410$55,6251%
      Columbus Junction, IA2,214$49,21311%

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      White Pine, TN2,215$31,15644%
      Kerhonkson, NY2,215$39,95528%
      Columbus Junction, IA2,214$49,21311%
      Source: The Columbus Junction, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).