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Income/capita 32%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 60%
IndexMount UnionIowaNational
Income per capita$20,208$28,872$29,829
Median household income$40,000$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$45,714$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$13,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level31.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Union is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Union is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Union is 60% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Union is 106% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,664$40,000$80,000
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Mount Union median earnings by income bracket

      Mount Union employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector28.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services44.0%35.3%
      Public administration8.0%5.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.0%17.6%
      Other16.0%35.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Westwood, IA96$101,66784%
      Columbus City, IA447$60,3759%
      Beaverdale, IA1,385$57,9175%
      Mediapolis, IA1,536$52,8474%
      New London, IA1,945$50,1799%
      Mount Union, IA93$40,00028%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bluff City, AR93$0100%
      Wintersburg, AZ93$68,47224%
      Wentworth, MO93$42,29224%
      Sulphur Springs, OH93$0100%
      Mapleton, KS93$58,7506%
      Mount Union, IA93$40,00028%
      Source: The Mount Union, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).