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Income/capita 20%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 65%
IndexMarengoIowaNational
Income per capita$23,814$28,872$29,829
Median household income$43,695$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,599$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,375$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,765$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$20,795$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level15.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Marengo is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Marengo is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Marengo is 65% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Marengo is 2% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $29,127$43,695$87,390
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Marengo median earnings by income bracket

      Marengo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.7%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector30.9%3.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.4%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services19.7%20.3%
      Public administration1.7%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%1.3%
      Education, health & social services13.0%36.8%
      Other17.7%16.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Walford, IA1,428$96,52874%
      Middle Amana, IA423$90,89364%
      Atkins, IA1,713$82,22249%
      Hartwick, IA98$68,75024%
      Luzerne, IA138$68,75024%
      Marengo, IA2,927$43,69521%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Clarence, NY2,927$85,07854%
      St. Clair, PA2,927$35,97235%
      Acres Green, CO2,926$84,71753%
      Sharpes, FL2,928$37,81332%
      Hildale, UT2,926$45,60018%
      Marengo, IA2,927$43,69521%
      Source: The Marengo, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).