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Income/capita 58%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 100%
IndexIolaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$12,676$31,502$29,829
Median household income$35,250$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$37,917$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$10,938$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level23.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Iola is 58% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Iola is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Iola is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Iola is 57% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,497$35,250$70,500
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      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.

      Iola median earnings by income bracket

      Iola employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.6%14.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services34.5%31.4%
      Public administration0.0%8.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%14.3%
      Other27.6%28.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Iuka, IL490$45,31318%
      Xenia, IL475$44,75019%
      Watson, IL765$43,85421%
      Louisville, IL1,084$43,00022%
      St. Peter, IL388$42,01424%
      Iola, IL148$35,25036%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Alpine Village, CA148$68,50024%
      Sacramento, NM148$30,81344%
      Hodges, SC148$50,5009%
      Fairview city, KY148$64,00016%
      Lockington, OH148$41,00026%
      Iola, IL148$35,25036%
      Source: The Iola, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).