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Income/capita 20%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 88%
IndexCrystal LakeIowaNational
Income per capita$23,878$28,872$29,829
Median household income$34,712$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,000$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,125$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$34,375$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$28,125$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level16.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Crystal Lake is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Crystal Lake is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Crystal Lake is 88% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Crystal Lake is 11% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,139$34,712$69,424
      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.

      Crystal Lake median earnings by income bracket

      Crystal Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector67.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.2%18.0%
      Public administration0.0%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services1.5%28.0%
      Other0.0%12.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      St. Benedict, IA14$69,37525%
      Garner, IA3,091$59,2077%
      Wesley, IA333$50,6258%
      Forest City, IA4,043$49,30911%
      Buffalo Center, IA841$48,39313%
      Crystal Lake, IA202$34,71237%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Laurel Mountain, PA202$58,0365%
      Finland, MN202$43,03622%
      Lismore, MN202$43,75021%
      Amberg, WI202$21,36461%
      Ross, TX202$59,3757%
      Crystal Lake, IA202$34,71237%
      Source: The Crystal Lake, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).