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Income/capita 20%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 77%
IndexFertileIowaNational
Income per capita$23,792$28,872$29,829
Median household income$39,861$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,071$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,406$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$18,542$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level0.6%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fertile is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fertile is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fertile is 77% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fertile is 96% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,571$39,861$79,722
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Fertile median earnings by income bracket

      Fertile employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.4%2.3%
      Manufacturing sector29.8%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services20.2%9.3%
      Public administration2.9%14.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%1.2%
      Education, health & social services4.8%18.6%
      Other20.2%30.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ventura, IA737$70,62528%
      Garner, IA3,091$59,2077%
      Hanlontown, IA211$56,8753%
      Clear Lake, IA7,644$51,0048%
      Forest City, IA4,043$49,30911%
      Fertile, IA346$39,86128%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rosston, AR346$37,50032%
      Taneyville, MO346$31,92342%
      Sammons Point, IL346$57,1883%
      Wales, UT346$47,25015%
      Devers, TX346$46,75015%
      Fertile, IA346$39,86128%
      Source: The Fertile, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).