Income/capita 0%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 45%
IndexIda GroveIowaNational
Income per capita$29,814$28,872$29,829
Median household income$41,116$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,667$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,804$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,455$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$15,819$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level15.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ida Grove is equal to the national average
  • The median household income in Ida Grove is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ida Grove is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ida Grove is 4% higher than the national average

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      Ida Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector39.1%5.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.4%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.6%5.7%
      Public administration2.6%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%4.3%
      Education, health & social services1.0%44.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Schleswig, IA806$52,2226%
      Holstein, IA1,416$51,9276%
      Danbury, IA407$49,25011%
      Ricketts, IA124$48,43812%
      Odebolt, IA1,016$47,03915%
      Ida Grove, IA2,203$41,11626%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Windy Hills, KY2,203$88,55860%
      Laymantown, VA2,203$71,96030%
      Tome, NM2,202$40,38827%
      Westby, WI2,204$45,92917%
      Sumner, IA2,205$57,3334%
      Ida Grove, IA2,203$41,11626%
      Source: The Ida Grove, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).