Income/capita 28%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 32%
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Income per capita$21,444$28,872$29,829
Median household income$33,333$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,750$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,250$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$35,625$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$17,500$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Harris is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Harris is 40% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Harris is 32% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Harris is 13% higher than the national average

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      Harris employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.6%27.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.0%13.8%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%6.9%
      Education, health & social services4.7%24.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wahpeton, IA394$68,43823.7%
      Fostoria, IA194$63,25014.3%
      Lake Park, IA1,171$58,4725.7%
      West Okoboji, IA314$54,1072.2%
      Bigelow, MN236$53,7502.8%
      Harris, IA147$33,33339.7%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Truxton, AZ147$30,50044.9%
      Vidette, GA147$51,2507.4%
      Henderson, IA147$49,37510.7%
      Luther, IA147$68,75024.3%
      Bishop Hill, IL147$45,97216.9%
      Harris, IA147$33,33339.7%
      Source: The Harris, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).