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Income/capita 35%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 20%
IndexLamontIowaNational
Income per capita$19,535$28,872$29,829
Median household income$41,375$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,000$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,536$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$29,821$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,354$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lamont is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lamont is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lamont is 20% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lamont is 29% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,580$41,375$82,750
      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.

      Lamont median earnings by income bracket

      Lamont employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector34.2%4.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%6.2%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%21.6%
      Public administration0.0%9.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.7%28.9%
      Other19.8%15.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Winthrop, IA915$54,2502%
      Stanley, IA114$51,2507%
      Manchester, IA5,083$50,7948%
      Aurora, IA234$47,50014%
      Maynard, IA513$47,36114%
      Lamont, IA430$41,37525%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Buxton, ND430$83,75051%
      Winside, NE430$62,50013%
      Harvey Cedars, NJ430$76,50038%
      Greens Fork, IN430$42,75023%
      Tabernash, CO430$107,76395%
      Lamont, IA430$41,37525%
      Source: The Lamont, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).