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Income/capita 12%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 62%
IndexDenmarkIowaNational
Income per capita$26,244$28,872$29,829
Median household income$36,458$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,481$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$13,864$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$28,362$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate7.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Denmark is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Denmark is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Denmark is 62% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Denmark is 5% lower than the national average

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      $24,302$36,458$72,916
      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.

      Denmark median earnings by income bracket

      Denmark employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services11.7%12.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.0%10.0%
      Public administration7.5%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services14.2%36.0%
      Other0.0%28.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Houghton, IA152$70,31327%
      Beaverdale, IA1,385$57,9175%
      St. Paul, IA100$56,7193%
      Middletown, IA361$55,6251%
      Gulf Port, IL21$53,7503%
      Denmark, IA299$36,45834%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Frystown, PA299$48,02113%
      Freedom, OK299$75,00036%
      Brisbin, PA299$34,79237%
      Pocahontas, VA299$24,58356%
      Mowrystown, OH299$33,03640%
      Denmark, IA299$36,45834%
      Source: The Denmark, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).