Income/capita 24%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 28%
Income per capita$22,723$28,872$29,829
Median household income$41,964$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,500$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,536$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$41,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,500$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level15.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Diagonal is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Diagonal is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Diagonal is 28% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Diagonal is 1% higher than the national average

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      Diagonal employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.9%9.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services15.9%18.2%
      Public administration6.3%9.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.3%1.5%
      Education, health & social services4.8%30.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sun Valley Lake, IA224$73,53333%
      Benton, IA43$60,4699%
      Ellston, IA36$53,1254%
      Prescott, IA250$48,12513%
      Mount Ayr, IA1,958$46,66716%
      Diagonal, IA319$41,96424%

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      Morgan's Point, TX319$77,15939%
      Odell, NE319$42,14324%
      Teachey, NC319$31,52843%
      Kingston, MO319$26,40652%
      Scott, OH319$45,25018%
      Diagonal, IA319$41,96424%
      Source: The Diagonal, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).