Income/capita 25%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 86%
Income per capita$37,141$28,872$29,829
Median household income$52,917$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,125$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$38,750$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$17,500$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.6%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Meservey is 25% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Meservey is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Meservey is 86% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Meservey is 43% lower than the national average

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      Meservey employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector30.6%6.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services32.7%21.7%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%2.2%
      Education, health & social services0.0%28.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ventura, IA737$70,62528%
      Garner, IA3,091$59,2077%
      Rockwell, IA1,100$53,2614%
      Coulter, IA214$49,64310%
      Chapin, IA259$47,96913%
      Meservey, IA177$52,9174%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cats Bridge, VA177$0100%
      Centerville borough (Crawford County), PA177$33,75039%
      Helix, OR177$47,32114%
      Deaver, WY177$46,25016%
      Tingley, IA177$38,75030%
      Meservey, IA177$52,9174%
      Source: The Meservey, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).