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Income/capita 6%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 25%
IndexLake ViewIowaNational
Income per capita$31,730$28,872$29,829
Median household income$48,646$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,964$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,846$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake View is 6% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake View is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake View is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake View is 45% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,427$48,646$97,292
      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.

      Lake View median earnings by income bracket

      Lake View employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.1%3.3%
      Manufacturing sector15.4%10.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.5%10.4%
      Wholesale & retail services17.6%20.4%
      Public administration6.3%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.2%1.9%
      Education, health & social services5.4%35.1%
      Other22.2%18.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Breda, IA438$58,7506%
      Arcadia, IA539$54,7731%
      Wall Lake, IA777$49,58310%
      Odebolt, IA1,016$47,03915%
      Lidderdale, IA120$45,41718%
      Lake View, IA1,002$48,64612%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Byrdstown, TN1,002$26,33752%
      Allenwood, NJ1,002$121,067119%
      Eclectic, AL1,002$44,37520%
      Grand Coteau, LA1,002$23,30958%
      Greenville, CA1,002$30,55645%
      Lake View, IA1,002$48,64612%
      Source: The Lake View, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).