Income/capita 15%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 26%
Income per capita$25,467$28,872$29,829
Median household income$50,059$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,655$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,879$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,679$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$23,601$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Muscatine is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Muscatine is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Muscatine is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Muscatine is 1% lower than the national average

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      Muscatine median earnings by income bracket

      Muscatine employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector40.7%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%10.3%
      Public administration1.6%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%2.0%
      Education, health & social services8.8%37.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fruitland, IA1,196$75,41736%
      Atalissa, IA339$61,62511%
      Durant, IA2,032$61,43511%
      Letts, IA410$55,6251%
      Wilton, IA2,808$55,4390%
      Muscatine, IA23,909$50,05910%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Williston, ND23,902$90,87564%
      Centerville, OH23,899$63,52415%
      Corsicana, TX23,923$38,98830%
      Fort Washington, MD23,895$104,11488%
      Champlin, MN23,929$84,04252%
      Muscatine, IA23,909$50,05910%
      Source: The Muscatine, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).