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Income/capita 35%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 29%
IndexKeokukIowaNational
Income per capita$19,364$28,872$29,829
Median household income$34,847$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,321$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,683$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,554$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$17,308$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level25.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Keokuk is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Keokuk is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Keokuk is 29% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Keokuk is 68% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,229$34,847$69,694
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Keokuk median earnings by income bracket

      Keokuk employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.4%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector43.2%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services9.6%13.6%
      Public administration1.5%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.8%39.0%
      Other20.9%26.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hamilton, IL2,916$50,3089%
      Nauvoo, IL1,292$50,2599%
      Warsaw, IL1,475$48,75012%
      Montrose, IA950$48,25013%
      Carthage, IL2,513$45,53618%
      Keokuk, IA10,628$34,84737%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Smithfield, UT10,629$60,5659%
      Union Park, FL10,623$44,77419%
      Raceland, LA10,633$40,59727%
      Union City, TN10,621$34,71237%
      Lansdowne, PA10,621$54,6081%
      Keokuk, IA10,628$34,84737%
      Source: The Keokuk, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).