Income/capita 26%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 17%
Income per capita$22,133$28,872$29,829
Median household income$53,611$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,469$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,604$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,607$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.5%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Martensdale is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Martensdale is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Martensdale is 17% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Martensdale is 11% lower than the national average

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      Martensdale employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.1%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector24.4%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services13.4%32.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.6%21.1%
      Public administration0.8%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.2%21.9%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cumming, IA415$116,875111%
      Norwalk, IA9,944$80,67546%
      Van Meter, IA1,256$80,00045%
      St. Marys, IA210$78,16741%
      West Des Moines, IA61,624$70,90628%
      Martensdale, IA452$53,6113%

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      Shelby, IN452$0100%
      Fries, VA452$24,43256%
      Darlington, MD452$66,56320%
      Taylor Springs, IL452$42,67923%
      Mirando City, TX452$0100%
      Martensdale, IA452$53,6113%
      Source: The Martensdale, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).