Income/capita 10%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 55%
IndexLa MotteIowaNational
Income per capita$26,987$28,872$29,829
Median household income$60,625$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,000$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$30,278$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate7.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level6.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in La Motte is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in La Motte is 10% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in La Motte is 55% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in La Motte is 56% lower than the national average

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      La Motte employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.8%6.5%
      Manufacturing sector29.8%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%14.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.5%9.7%
      Public administration8.8%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%3.2%
      Education, health & social services5.3%29.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Asbury, IA5,201$90,78164%
      Springbrook, IA137$90,06963%
      Peosta, IA1,881$87,87559%
      Menominee, IL275$66,25020%
      Centralia, IA137$63,00014%
      La Motte, IA238$60,62510%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Days Creek, OR238$30,00046%
      New Leipzig, ND238$52,5005%
      Sterling, UT238$38,75030%
      Gallina, NM238$41,25025%
      Halifax, NC238$55,9381%
      La Motte, IA238$60,62510%
      Source: The La Motte, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).