Income/capita 27%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 36%
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Income per capita$21,753$28,872$29,829
Median household income$48,750$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,750$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$32,778$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$23,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level12.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Garber is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Garber is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Garber is 36% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Garber is 18% lower than the national average

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      Garber employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry41.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector41.9%3.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%12.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%45.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Osterdock, IA54$66,66720.5%
      Holy Cross, IA339$60,4179.2%
      New Vienna, IA381$56,5002.1%
      St. Olaf, IA138$55,2080.2%
      Colesburg, IA462$52,0006.0%
      Garber, IA129$48,75011.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jacksonport, AR129$23,90656.8%
      Portland, CO129$48,40912.5%
      Ward, CO129$46,25016.4%
      Campus, IL129$43,29521.7%
      Yale, IL129$47,50014.1%
      Garber, IA129$48,75011.9%
      Source: The Garber, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).