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Income/capita 13%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 59%
IndexMindenIowaNational
Income per capita$26,000$28,872$29,829
Median household income$64,500$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,583$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$49,063$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$36,000$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level1.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Minden is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Minden is 17% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Minden is 59% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Minden is 89% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $42,995$64,500$129,000
      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.

      Minden median earnings by income bracket

      Minden employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.3%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector18.1%3.7%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services15.3%22.7%
      Public administration12.5%11.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%3.1%
      Education, health & social services4.9%39.9%
      Other16.0%11.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bentley, IA107$111,316101%
      McClelland, IA176$77,50040%
      Underwood, IA808$76,66739%
      Weston, IA139$73,85433%
      Oakland, IA1,544$66,60720%
      Minden, IA634$64,50017%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hartwick, NY634$41,79724%
      Deerwood, MN634$30,66745%
      Hulbert, OK634$26,00053%
      Clarksville, OH634$45,62518%
      Cross Hill, SC634$49,37511%
      Minden, IA634$64,50017%
      Source: The Minden, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).