Income/capita 5%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 7%
IndexSherman HillDes MoinesIowa
Income per capita$31,315$25,437$28,872
Median household income$38,972$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$33,079$32,100$37,409
Median earnings female$33,870$25,228$25,115
Unemployment rate5.0%5.0%3.1%
Poverty leveln/a19.0%12.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sherman Hill is 5% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sherman Hill is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sherman Hill is 7% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sherman Hill is equal to the national average

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      Sherman Hill employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.0%2.7%
      Financial & insurance services12.1%10.0%
      Wholesale & retail services7.8%14.0%
      Public administration0.0%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services20.9%27.7%

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      Cumming, IA415$116,875111%
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      Clive, IA17,022$90,50264%
      Polk City, IA4,115$90,21663%
      Grimes, IA10,422$83,12550%
      Des Moines, IA212,859$48,08813%

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      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 Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).