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Income/capita 38%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 28%
IndexMonmouthIowaNational
Income per capita$18,610$28,872$29,829
Median household income$39,167$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,938$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,125$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$32,083$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$16,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level24.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Monmouth is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Monmouth is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Monmouth is 28% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Monmouth is 64% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,108$39,167$78,334
      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.

      Monmouth median earnings by income bracket

      Monmouth employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry36.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector36.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.3%25.5%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.6%40.4%
      Other2.8%23.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Welton, IA151$68,33324%
      Delmar, IA497$56,0711%
      Center Junction, IA79$51,8756%
      Stanwood, IA562$49,06311%
      Lowden, IA853$48,87512%
      Monmouth, IA169$39,16729%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cranberry Lake, NY169$51,2507%
      Gainesville, NY169$45,00019%
      Holcombe, WI169$51,6077%
      Deer Creek, AZ169$46,07117%
      Washington Park, AZ169$46,54816%
      Monmouth, IA169$39,16729%
      Source: The Monmouth, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).