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Income/capita 1%
Household income 1%
Unemployment 35%
IndexElk HornIowaNational
Income per capita$29,599$28,872$29,829
Median household income$55,750$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,125$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,083$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$43,929$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$24,688$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.1%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elk Horn is 1% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Elk Horn is 1% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elk Horn is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elk Horn is 40% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $37,162$55,750$111,500
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Elk Horn median earnings by income bracket

      Elk Horn employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.5%6.7%
      Financial & insurance services7.9%10.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.3%20.0%
      Public administration1.6%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.5%6.7%
      Education, health & social services12.7%25.7%
      Other29.4%31.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Avoca, IA1,478$51,8756%
      Brayton, IA145$48,25013%
      Marne, IA120$45,41718%
      Wiota, IA86$45,00019%
      Harlan, IA5,008$43,95821%
      Elk Horn, IA532$55,7501%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Leakey, TX532$29,16747%
      Berwind, WV532$25,27854%
      Lowell, OH532$37,08333%
      Fort Coffee, OK532$26,66752%
      Lake, MS532$33,75039%
      Elk Horn, IA532$55,7501%
      Source: The Elk Horn, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).