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Income/capita 20%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 29%
IndexMissouri ValleyIowaNational
Income per capita$23,836$28,872$29,829
Median household income$44,519$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,917$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,015$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,548$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,475$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.5%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Missouri Valley is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Missouri Valley is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Missouri Valley is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Missouri Valley is 4% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,676$44,519$89,038
      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.

      Missouri Valley median earnings by income bracket

      Missouri Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%14.1%
      Wholesale & retail services22.4%15.0%
      Public administration2.4%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%0.7%
      Education, health & social services6.7%34.8%
      Other31.1%24.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bentley, IA107$111,316101%
      Crescent, IA522$80,00045%
      Underwood, IA808$76,66739%
      Weston, IA139$73,85433%
      Bennington, NE1,608$71,05828%
      Missouri Valley, IA2,689$44,51920%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hypoluxo, FL2,689$58,6066%
      Buena Vista, CO2,690$49,71210%
      Versailles, OH2,690$47,19915%
      Woodbine, NJ2,690$38,09231%
      Sells, AZ2,688$29,10747%
      Missouri Valley, IA2,689$44,51920%
      Source: The Missouri Valley, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).