Income/capita 41%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 100%
Income per capita$17,693$28,872$29,829
Median household income$31,875$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,563$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$30,208$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,125$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level16.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Curlew is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Curlew is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Curlew is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Curlew is 9% higher than the national average

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      Curlew employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.7%12.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services38.9%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%68.8%

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      Cylinder, IA76$60,0008%
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      Laurens, IA1,272$46,66716%
      West Bend, IA851$45,50018%
      Emmetsburg, IA3,803$44,67219%
      Curlew, IA73$31,87542%

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      Vining, IA73$63,75015%
      Myrtle, MN73$30,75044%
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      Quinn, SD73$51,8756%
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      Curlew, IA73$31,87542%
      Source: The Curlew, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).