Iowa employment information

IndexIowaLouisianaNational
Income per capita$21,323$25,515$29,829
Median household income$39,113$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,132$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,417$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$37,409$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$18,892$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate8.1%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level25.5%19.7%15.1%
The Iowa, LA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Iowa is $21,323, which is 16% lower than than the Louisiana average and 29% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $39,113, which is 14% lower than than the Louisiana average and 29% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Iowa is 8%, which is 75% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Iowa is 26% which is 69% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$26,072$39,113$78,226
City
$30,431$45,652$91,304
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Iowa is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Iowa is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Iowa is 75% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Iowa is 69% higher than the national average.

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      Iowa employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.0%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector12.6%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services23.2%16.2%
      Public administration6.8%10.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%1.8%
      Education, health & social services11.7%36.1%
      Other20.0%28.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hayes, LA1,041$69,30325%
      Moss Bluff, LA12,654$54,3202%
      Lacassine, LA419$53,1254%
      Gillis, LA491$43,54521%
      Lake Charles, LA75,044$37,46532%
      Iowa, LA3,179$39,11329%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Weatogue, CT3,179$124,621125%
      Daleville, VA3,180$87,08357%
      Columbus, KS3,178$41,46325%
      Cactus, TX3,178$42,29724%
      Casa Conejo, CA3,180$96,93275%
      Iowa, LA3,179$39,11329%
      Source: The Iowa, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).