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Income per capita$33,624$28,872$29,829
Median household income$88,750$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$89,375$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$61,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$31,875$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.5%12.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cotter is 13% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cotter is 60% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cotter is 13% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cotter is 37% lower than the national average

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      $59,160 $88,750 $177,500
      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.

      Cotter median earnings by income bracket

      Cotter employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%12.5%
      Manufacturing sector50.0%50.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.5%12.5%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities25.0%25.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%
      Other0.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Wapello, IA1,898$70,72427.8%
      Lone Tree, IA1,390$68,97124.7%
      Olds, IA166$68,43823.7%
      Riverside, IA1,021$66,85220.8%
      Columbus City, IA388$65,32918.1%
      Cotter, IA21$88,75060.4%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Pedro Bay, AK21$53,1254.0%
      Wiederkehr Village, AR21$91,00064.5%
      Bucks Lake, CA21$0100.0%
      Old Station, CA21$0100.0%
      Tennant, CA21$0100.0%
      Cotter, IA21$88,75060.4%
      Source: The Cotter, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).