Income/capita 3%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 51%
Income per capita$30,845$28,872$29,829
Median household income$59,545$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,500$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,481$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,794$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$27,438$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.1%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fairbank is 3% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Fairbank is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fairbank is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fairbank is 33% lower than the national average

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      Fairbank employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.7%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector31.1%11.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%26.7%
      Public administration3.7%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.2%2.8%
      Education, health & social services8.0%47.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Raymond, IA829$67,36122%
      Denver, IA1,814$60,3919%
      Readlyn, IA843$58,5716%
      Jesup, IA2,809$58,2695%
      Sumner, IA2,205$57,3334%
      Fairbank, IA1,168$59,5458%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mound City, MO1,168$42,39623%
      Kurtistown, HI1,168$51,5487%
      Aguila, AZ1,168$21,51861%
      McGill, NV1,168$53,4173%
      Potter Lake, WI1,169$69,32325%
      Fairbank, IA1,168$59,5458%
      Source: The Fairbank, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).