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Income/capita 11%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 80%
IndexEmmetsburgIowaNational
Income per capita$26,617$28,872$29,829
Median household income$44,672$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,750$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,957$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,420$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$23,408$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Emmetsburg is 11% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Emmetsburg is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Emmetsburg is 80% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Emmetsburg is 53% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,778$44,672$89,344
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Emmetsburg median earnings by income bracket

      Emmetsburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector20.8%6.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.7%18.0%
      Public administration12.1%7.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%1.0%
      Education, health & social services12.9%44.4%
      Other25.8%16.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cylinder, IA76$60,0008%
      Wallingford, IA180$55,8331%
      Whittemore, IA504$50,2789%
      West Bend, IA851$45,50018%
      Ruthven, IA730$42,70823%
      Emmetsburg, IA3,803$44,67219%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hardin, MT3,803$40,88426%
      High Ridge, MO3,804$56,5632%
      Mulberry, OH3,802$64,16716%
      Beach Haven West, NJ3,801$75,36336%
      Spring House, PA3,805$94,02870%
      Emmetsburg, IA3,803$44,67219%
      Source: The Emmetsburg, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).