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Income/capita 53%
Household income 55%
Unemployment 16%
IndexHillsboroIowaNational
Income per capita$14,051$28,872$29,829
Median household income$25,000$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,500$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,643$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$15,556$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level31.6%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hillsboro is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hillsboro is 55% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hillsboro is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hillsboro is 109% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $16,665$25,000$50,000
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Hillsboro median earnings by income bracket

      Hillsboro employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector38.6%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services22.7%22.7%
      Public administration4.5%9.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%4.5%
      Education, health & social services6.8%40.9%
      Other18.2%11.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mount Sterling, IA36$130,500136%
      Westwood, IA96$101,66784%
      Houghton, IA152$70,31327%
      St. Paul, IA100$56,7193%
      Franklin, IA110$53,7503%
      Hillsboro, IA228$25,00055%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Marble City, OK228$26,96451%
      Kellyton, AL228$46,87515%
      Bellechester, MN228$59,3757%
      Creola, LA228$48,75012%
      Gordon, WI228$37,08333%
      Hillsboro, IA228$25,00055%
      Source: The Hillsboro, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).