Income/capita 2%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 48%
IndexDallas CenterIowaNational
Income per capita$29,276$28,872$29,829
Median household income$69,474$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$82,708$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,500$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$41,490$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$29,970$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level1.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dallas Center is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Dallas Center is 26% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dallas Center is 48% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dallas Center is 87% lower than the national average

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      Dallas Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector8.4%4.6%
      Financial & insurance services10.8%27.3%
      Wholesale & retail services22.1%6.2%
      Public administration6.3%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%1.5%
      Education, health & social services11.3%37.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cumming, IA415$116,875111%
      Johnston, IA19,491$95,56573%
      Clive, IA17,022$90,50264%
      Polk City, IA4,115$90,21663%
      Diamondhead Lake, IA318$89,32761%
      Dallas Center, IA1,851$69,47426%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moorhead, MS1,851$18,40067%
      Crandon, WI1,851$38,03131%
      Lebanon Junction, KY1,851$43,33322%
      Kenyon, MN1,852$53,1644%
      Churubusco, IN1,852$44,75019%
      Dallas Center, IA1,851$69,47426%
      Source: The Dallas Center, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).