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Income/capita 13%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 49%
IndexMilesIowaNational
Income per capita$25,994$28,872$29,829
Median household income$52,500$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,750$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,250$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$43,750$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,000$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Miles is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Miles is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Miles is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Miles is 53% lower than the national average

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      $34,996$52,500$105,000
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Miles median earnings by income bracket

      Miles employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.9%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector41.2%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%3.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%18.3%
      Public administration2.0%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.6%1.8%
      Education, health & social services7.8%48.6%
      Other9.8%12.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Springbrook, IA137$90,06963%
      Welton, IA151$68,33324%
      Thomson, IL563$61,97412%
      Goose Lake, IA275$61,25011%
      Delmar, IA497$56,0711%
      Miles, IA410$52,5005%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Peak Place, NM410$36,60734%
      Meadowview Estates, KY410$41,66725%
      Kingsland, AR410$26,25053%
      Watersmeet, MI410$32,02442%
      Menlo, IA410$48,50012%
      Miles, IA410$52,5005%
      Source: The Miles, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).