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Income/capita 28%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 2%
IndexEarlyIowaNational
Income per capita$21,364$28,872$29,829
Median household income$39,712$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,615$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,057$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$29,596$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,372$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level19.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Early is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Early is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Early is 2% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Early is 28% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,472$39,712$79,424
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Early median earnings by income bracket

      Early employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.0%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector47.3%4.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%8.5%
      Wholesale & retail services5.0%14.0%
      Public administration5.4%5.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%2.5%
      Education, health & social services8.1%32.5%
      Other16.7%31.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lakeside, IA674$70,52127%
      Newell, IA1,070$53,7503%
      Alta, IA2,104$50,6778%
      Wall Lake, IA777$49,58310%
      Lake View, IA1,002$48,64612%
      Early, IA699$39,71228%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bulls Gap, TN699$36,35434%
      Troy, MT699$25,64054%
      Mount Aetna, MD699$81,87548%
      Worthington, PA699$41,46725%
      Benns Church, VA699$59,0637%
      Early, IA699$39,71228%
      Source: The Early, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).