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Income/capita 38%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 52%
IndexHawkeyeIowaNational
Income per capita$18,373$28,872$29,829
Median household income$45,000$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,000$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$10,357$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$28,500$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$17,583$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level18.5%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hawkeye is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hawkeye is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hawkeye is 52% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hawkeye is 22% higher than the national average

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      $29,997$45,000$90,000
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Hawkeye median earnings by income bracket

      Hawkeye employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector34.9%8.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services22.2%21.8%
      Public administration0.0%4.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.8%46.2%
      Other17.5%19.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jackson Junction, IA47$76,87539%
      Sumner, IA2,205$57,3334%
      St. Lucas, IA163$57,0833%
      Westgate, IA187$56,8753%
      Ossian, IA962$50,6258%
      Hawkeye, IA496$45,00019%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      White, SD496$53,4383%
      Waterloo, CA496$110,774100%
      New Melle, MO496$70,78128%
      Wheatland, IN496$41,56325%
      Shartlesville, PA496$57,9175%
      Hawkeye, IA496$45,00019%
      Source: The Hawkeye, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).