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Income/capita 26%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 24%
IndexIrwinIowaNational
Income per capita$21,955$28,872$29,829
Median household income$38,750$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,583$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$25,000$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$16,141$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level18.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Irwin is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Irwin is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Irwin is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Irwin is 19% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,830$38,750$77,500
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Irwin median earnings by income bracket

      Irwin employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.7%2.4%
      Manufacturing sector12.6%18.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services26.3%22.4%
      Public administration4.2%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.8%8.2%
      Education, health & social services2.1%38.8%
      Other23.2%17.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gray, IA160$79,16743%
      Panama, IA201$65,00017%
      Halbur, IA243$59,6888%
      Elk Horn, IA532$55,7501%
      Tennant, IA73$51,8756%
      Irwin, IA328$38,75030%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Meadow Bridge, WV328$32,18842%
      South Heart, ND328$73,75033%
      Poland, NY328$54,5311%
      Beclabito, NM328$39,53129%
      Wessington, SD328$36,75034%
      Irwin, IA328$38,75030%
      Source: The Irwin, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).