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Income/capita 25%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 65%
IndexGoose LakeIowaNational
Income per capita$22,361$28,872$29,829
Median household income$61,250$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,625$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$48,750$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$18,500$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Goose Lake is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Goose Lake is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Goose Lake is 65% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Goose Lake is 71% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $40,829$61,250$122,500
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Goose Lake median earnings by income bracket

      Goose Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector45.8%12.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%16.1%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%8.1%
      Public administration6.9%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.9%33.9%
      Other12.5%9.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Springbrook, IA137$90,06963%
      Welton, IA151$68,33324%
      Thomson, IL563$61,97412%
      Grand Mound, IA557$60,62510%
      Delmar, IA497$56,0711%
      Goose Lake, IA275$61,25011%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Baileyville, KS275$38,59430%
      Georgetown, MS275$38,12531%
      Bayview, NC275$45,25018%
      Montrose, AR275$24,07956%
      Ste. Marie, IL275$50,6258%
      Goose Lake, IA275$61,25011%
      Source: The Goose Lake, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).