Income/capita 9%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 88%
IndexJewell JunctionIowaNational
Income per capita$27,118$28,872$29,829
Median household income$60,234$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,271$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,083$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$48,380$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,450$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Jewell Junction is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Jewell Junction is 9% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Jewell Junction is 88% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Jewell Junction is 61% lower than the national average

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      Jewell Junction employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.3%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector25.1%8.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%9.6%
      Public administration5.4%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services16.4%52.6%

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      Gilbert, IA1,183$87,91759%
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      Randall, IA188$56,2502%
      Radcliffe, IA604$54,4122%
      Story City, IA3,423$53,8933%
      Jewell Junction, IA1,230$60,2349%

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      Meeker, OK1,231$34,56338%
      Gretna, VA1,229$27,37551%
      Jewell Junction, IA1,230$60,2349%
      Source: The Jewell Junction, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).