Grinnell employment information

IndexGrinnellIowaNational
Income per capita$24,290$28,872$29,829
Median household income$45,948$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,695$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,814$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$24,913$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$12,012$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.4%12.3%15.1%
The Grinnell, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Grinnell is $24,290, which is 16% lower than than the Iowa average and 19% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $45,948, which is 16% lower than than the Iowa average and 17% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Grinnell is 3%, which is 42% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Grinnell is 11% which is 25% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$30,628$45,948$91,896
City
$36,376$54,570$109,140
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Grinnell is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Grinnell is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Grinnell is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Grinnell is 25% lower than the national average.

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Grinnell median earnings by income bracket

Grinnell employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.4%0.4%
Manufacturing sector17.9%2.0%
Financial & insurance services5.6%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%7.0%
Public administration1.6%0.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%0.2%
Education, health & social services21.6%52.3%
Other22.8%21.2%

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Lynnville, IA456$60,4179%
Sully, IA843$58,3135%
Grinnell, IA9,112$45,94817%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rawlins, WY9,114$57,3684%
Frankfort Square, IL9,116$94,12770%
Rock Falls, IL9,104$40,54327%
Stuttgart, AR9,125$35,89235%
Audubon, PA9,125$83,42451%
Grinnell, IA9,112$45,94817%
Source: The Grinnell, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).