Income/capita 27%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 86%
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Income per capita$21,702$28,872$29,829
Median household income$43,500$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,705$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,292$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,208$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$13,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Humeston is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Humeston is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Humeston is 86% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Humeston is 49% lower than the national average

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      Humeston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.3%16.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services25.2%12.3%
      Public administration1.9%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%3.1%
      Education, health & social services1.9%36.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lucas, IA185$51,2507.4%
      Corydon, IA1,544$45,00018.7%
      Osceola, IA4,992$44,26120.0%
      Chariton, IA4,219$42,00324.1%
      Woodburn, IA230$41,25025.4%
      Humeston, IA400$43,50021.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maynard, AR400$33,12540.1%
      Mitchellville, AR400$18,82866.0%
      De Beque, CO400$43,75020.9%
      Turin, GA400$82,14348.5%
      Manlius, IL400$44,00020.5%
      Humeston, IA400$43,50021.4%
      Source: The Humeston, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).