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Income/capita 13%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 34%
IndexCotterIowaNational
Income per capita$26,074$28,872$29,829
Median household income$41,875$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,625$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$56,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$0$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level0.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cotter is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cotter is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cotter is 34% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cotter is 100% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,913$41,875$83,750
      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 industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services50.0%25.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities25.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%41.7%
      Other0.0%25.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lone Tree, IA1,482$61,38211%
      Columbus City, IA447$60,3759%
      Riverside, IA1,054$56,1762%
      Letts, IA410$55,6251%
      Crawfordsville, IA261$50,00010%
      Cotter, IA38$41,87524%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Quintana, TX38$61,45811%
      Chiawuli Tak, AZ38$0100%
      Beaconsfield, IA38$0100%
      Sexton, IA38$0100%
      Chelsea, SD38$0100%
      Cotter, IA38$41,87524%
      Source: The Cotter, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).