Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexOak ParkDes MoinesIowa
Income per capita$24,483$29,064$28,872
Median household income$54,186$54,843$54,570
Median income owner occupied$0$71,556$66,527
Median income renter occupied$0$36,073$30,828
Median earnings male$40,783$38,326$37,409
Median earnings female$34,458$29,855$25,115
Unemployment rate7.3%4.2%3.1%
Poverty leveln/a16.0%12.3%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oak Park is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oak Park is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Park is 56% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oak Park is 100% lower than the national average

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      $36,558 $54,843 $109,686
      $36,376 $54,570 $109,140
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Oak Park median earnings by income bracket

      Oak Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.6%14.6%
      Manufacturing sector15.0%15.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.7%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services24.3%24.3%
      Public administration0.8%0.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.4%15.4%
      Education, health & social services8.6%8.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Polk City, IA4,797$127,226130.0%
      Alleman, IA438$111,250101.1%
      Clive, IA17,246$107,26893.9%
      Cumming, IA536$99,58380.0%
      Granger, IA1,890$96,02773.6%
      Des Moines, IA215,408$54,8430.9%

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      Richmond Hill, ON215,407n/a 
      Tacoma, WA215,766$64,45716.5%
      Enterprise, NV214,591$80,13344.8%
      Modesto, CA214,485$62,18212.4%
      San Bernardino, CA216,784$49,28710.9%
      Des Moines, IA215,408$54,8430.9%
      Source: The Oak Park, Des Moines, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).