Income/capita 15%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 76%
Income per capita$25,266$28,872$29,829
Median household income$52,847$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,095$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,375$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,881$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,763$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mediapolis is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mediapolis is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mediapolis is 76% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mediapolis is 42% lower than the national average

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      Mediapolis employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.0%2.3%
      Manufacturing sector29.8%3.7%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%9.4%
      Public administration1.0%7.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%1.4%
      Education, health & social services9.1%46.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Beaverdale, IA1,385$57,9175%
      Middletown, IA361$55,6251%
      Gulf Port, IL21$53,7503%
      New London, IA1,945$50,1799%
      Danville, IA1,079$49,82110%
      Mediapolis, IA1,536$52,8474%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Middletown, OH1,536$41,15426%
      Wanchese, NC1,536$42,18824%
      Marsing, ID1,536$27,04751%
      Raleigh, MS1,536$30,29845%
      Waterville, NY1,536$45,40318%
      Mediapolis, IA1,536$52,8474%
      Source: The Mediapolis, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).