Income/capita 33%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 73%
IndexDecatur CityIowaNational
Income per capita$20,046$28,872$29,829
Median household income$42,813$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,000$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,917$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$20,833$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Decatur City is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Decatur City is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Decatur City is 73% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Decatur City is 17% higher than the national average

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      Decatur City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.2%22.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%12.2%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%39.0%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sun Valley Lake, IA224$73,53333%
      Ellston, IA36$53,1254%
      Leon, IA1,995$37,08333%
      Kellerton, IA295$36,87533%
      Weldon, IA181$33,95839%
      Decatur City, IA205$42,81323%

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      Radnor, OH205$46,00017%
      Seaton, IL205$50,6258%
      Idaville, PA205$81,25047%
      Powhatan, VA205$48,28713%
      Clyde Park, MT205$38,25031%
      Decatur City, IA205$42,81323%
      Source: The Decatur City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).