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Income/capita 22%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 60%
IndexFostoriaIowaNational
Income per capita$23,361$28,872$29,829
Median household income$63,250$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$35,313$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$23,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fostoria is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fostoria is 14% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fostoria is 60% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fostoria is 52% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $42,162$63,250$126,500
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Fostoria median earnings by income bracket

      Fostoria employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry29.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.2%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%1.6%
      Wholesale & retail services39.7%49.2%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%6.3%
      Education, health & social services0.0%19.0%
      Other17.2%15.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wahpeton, IA394$68,43824%
      Orleans, IA459$64,13516%
      Okoboji, IA814$59,6888%
      Lake Park, IA1,171$58,4726%
      Spirit Lake, IA4,992$57,0083%
      Fostoria, IA194$63,25014%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Troutville, PA194$55,9381%
      Meire Grove, MN194$40,31327%
      Mill Shoals, IL194$41,25025%
      Metaline Falls, WA194$27,42250%
      Glenview Manor, KY194$113,750106%
      Fostoria, IA194$63,25014%
      Source: The Fostoria, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).