Income/capita 12%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 38%
Income per capita$26,308$28,872$29,829
Median household income$65,595$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,833$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,500$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$43,438$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$35,167$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Malvern is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Malvern is 19% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Malvern is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Malvern is 44% lower than the national average

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      Malvern employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.5%8.5%
      Financial & insurance services4.3%12.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.5%7.7%
      Public administration1.3%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services22.1%46.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Silver City, IA224$70,20827%
      Macedonia, IA223$61,94412%
      Glenwood, IA5,233$57,1483%
      Tabor, IA1,230$56,3892%
      Thurman, IA191$55,2500%
      Malvern, IA982$65,59519%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cattaraugus, NY982$41,81824%
      Lawrence, MI982$30,12546%
      Shabbona, IL982$54,7221%
      Kissee Mills, MO982$30,33345%
      St. Paul, VA982$48,31313%
      Malvern, IA982$65,59519%
      Source: The Malvern, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).