Income/capita 40%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 12%
IndexDavis CityIowaNational
Income per capita$17,809$28,872$29,829
Median household income$27,083$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,056$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,964$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$24,028$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$13,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level33.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Davis City is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Davis City is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Davis City is 12% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Davis City is 120% higher than the national average

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      Davis City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.6%3.3%
      Manufacturing sector33.3%6.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.3%26.7%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.6%33.3%

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      Kellerton, IA295$36,87533%
      Davis City, IA208$27,08351%

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      Davis City, IA208$27,08351%
      Source: The Davis City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).