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Income/capita 16%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 16%
IndexMenloIowaNational
Income per capita$24,926$28,872$29,829
Median household income$48,500$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,778$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$39,038$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$29,464$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.5%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Menlo is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Menlo is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Menlo is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Menlo is 30% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,330$48,500$97,000
      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.

      Menlo median earnings by income bracket

      Menlo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.8%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services10.5%33.8%
      Wholesale & retail services15.2%7.5%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%6.3%
      Education, health & social services4.8%18.8%
      Other20.0%25.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Diamondhead Lake, IA318$89,32761%
      Earlham, IA1,523$65,89319%
      Lake Panorama, IA1,097$63,48215%
      Dexter, IA824$63,06814%
      Redfield, IA680$50,7958%
      Menlo, IA410$48,50012%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fanshawe, OK410$37,25033%
      Rockland, ID410$45,89317%
      New Kingstown, PA410$71,19029%
      Miles, IA410$52,5005%
      Soudan, MN410$47,50014%
      Menlo, IA410$48,50012%
      Source: The Menlo, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).