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Income/capita 127%
Household income 62%
Unemployment 82%
IndexLinden HeightsDes MoinesIowa
Income per capita$67,827$25,437$28,872
Median household income$89,659$48,088$54,570
Median income owner occupied$0$62,227$66,527
Median income renter occupied$0$30,436$30,828
Median earnings male$68,235$32,100$37,409
Median earnings female$47,139$25,228$25,115
Unemployment rate0.9%5.0%3.1%
Poverty leveln/a19.0%12.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Linden Heights is 127% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Linden Heights is 62% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Linden Heights is 82% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Linden Heights is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $32,055$48,088$96,176
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Linden Heights median earnings by income bracket

      Linden Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.5%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services15.8%12.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.6%9.1%
      Public administration0.0%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%2.6%
      Education, health & social services20.5%41.3%
      Other30.2%25.5%

      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%
      Grimes, IA10,422$83,12550%
      Des Moines, IA212,859$48,08813%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Birmingham, AL212,424$32,40441%
      Spokane, WA212,078$43,27422%
      San Bernardino, CA214,581$38,45630%
      Rochester, NY210,291$31,68443%
      Richmond, VA216,773$41,18726%
      Des Moines, IA212,859$48,08813%
      Source: The Linden Heights, Des Moines, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).