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Income/capita 10%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 16%
IndexFentonIowaNational
Income per capita$26,841$28,872$29,829
Median household income$37,083$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,875$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$44,091$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fenton is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fenton is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fenton is 16% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fenton is 26% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $24,719$37,083$74,166
      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.

      Fenton median earnings by income bracket

      Fenton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.2%9.4%
      Manufacturing sector26.8%12.5%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%3.1%
      Public administration0.0%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%7.8%
      Education, health & social services4.9%60.9%
      Other23.2%14.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lone Rock, IA199$66,25020%
      Cylinder, IA76$60,0008%
      Algona, IA5,496$53,3883%
      Bancroft, IA712$52,7945%
      Whittemore, IA504$50,2789%
      Fenton, IA312$37,08333%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sun, LA312$37,81332%
      Willisburg, KY312$40,83326%
      Dinosaur, CO312$36,66734%
      Bogue, KS312$34,58337%
      Rising City, NE312$59,2507%
      Fenton, IA312$37,08333%
      Source: The Fenton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).