Income/capita 17%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 60%
Income per capita$24,820$28,872$29,829
Median household income$57,148$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,300$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,188$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$33,520$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,123$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glenwood is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Glenwood is 3% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glenwood is 60% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glenwood is 5% lower than the national average

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      Glenwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%2.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services22.9%5.6%
      Public administration6.5%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%0.7%
      Education, health & social services25.0%68.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Silver City, IA224$70,20827%
      Treynor, IA957$66,76121%
      Malvern, IA982$65,59519%
      Nehawka, NE258$63,63615%
      Murray, NE497$60,5369%
      Glenwood, IA5,233$57,1483%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Winfield, IN5,233$93,57169%
      Jonesborough, TN5,234$46,92915%
      Swartz, LA5,235$43,45621%
      Mount Hood Village, OR5,231$60,5729%
      Smiths Station, AL5,235$50,5979%
      Glenwood, IA5,233$57,1483%
      Source: The Glenwood, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).