Income/capita 29%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 29%
IndexSouth ParkDes MoinesIowa
Income per capita$21,115$25,437$28,872
Median household income$47,309$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$44,462$32,100$37,409
Median earnings female$27,594$25,228$25,115
Unemployment rate6.0%5.0%3.1%
Poverty leveln/a19.0%12.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Park is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Park is 14% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Park is 29% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Park is equal to the national average

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      South Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.9%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector16.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%20.1%
      Wholesale & retail services19.4%13.0%
      Public administration4.8%8.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%6.7%
      Education, health & social services5.5%17.4%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cumming, IA415$116,875111%
      Johnston, IA19,491$95,56573%
      Clive, IA17,022$90,50264%
      Grimes, IA10,422$83,12550%
      Urbandale, IA41,578$81,86248%
      Des Moines, IA212,859$48,08813%

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