La Porte City employment information

IndexLa Porte CityIowaNational
Income per capita$25,146$28,872$29,829
Median household income$51,047$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,875$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,422$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,898$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$30,959$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level12.8%12.3%15.1%
The La Porte City, IA 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 La Porte City is $25,146, which is 13% lower than than the Iowa average and 16% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $51,047, which is 6% lower than than the Iowa average and 8% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in La Porte City is 2%, which is 67% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in La Porte City is 13% which is 15% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$34,027$51,047$102,094
City
$36,376$54,570$109,140
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 La Porte City is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Porte City is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Porte City is 67% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Porte City is 15% lower than the national average.

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La Porte City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector26.8%3.9%
Financial & insurance services1.5%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%4.3%
Public administration0.0%0.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%5.3%
Education, health & social services9.2%48.9%
Other21.7%25.4%

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La Porte City, IA2,403$51,0478%

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New Town, ND2,403$53,0864%
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La Porte City, IA2,403$51,0478%
Source: The La Porte City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).