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Income/capita 14%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 61%
IndexHillsIowaNational
Income per capita$25,645$28,872$29,829
Median household income$49,205$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,292$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,333$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,000$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$30,278$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hills is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hills is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hills is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hills is 38% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,800$49,205$98,410
      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.

      Hills median earnings by income bracket

      Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.5%15.3%
      Wholesale & retail services24.9%26.3%
      Public administration2.8%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services24.3%34.7%
      Other21.5%11.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Liberty, IA16,984$77,75241%
      West Branch, IA2,581$61,49311%
      Lone Tree, IA1,482$61,38211%
      University Heights, IA1,255$61,04210%
      Oxford, IA874$60,3339%
      Hills, IA730$49,20511%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kreamer, PA730$63,40915%
      Nenahnezad, NM730$37,50032%
      Star Lake, NY730$41,18126%
      Lemon Grove, FL730$25,73553%
      Sewickley Heights, PA730$218,750295%
      Hills, IA730$49,20511%
      Source: The Hills, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).