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Income/capita 15%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 8%
IndexNashuaIowaNational
Income per capita$25,431$28,872$29,829
Median household income$46,402$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,071$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,768$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$32,813$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$20,125$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Nashua is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Nashua is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Nashua is 8% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Nashua is 53% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $30,931$46,402$92,804
      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.

      Nashua median earnings by income bracket

      Nashua employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%3.1%
      Manufacturing sector44.2%2.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%6.8%
      Wholesale & retail services16.9%18.1%
      Public administration2.6%0.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%1.7%
      Education, health & social services3.8%46.6%
      Other19.3%10.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Washington, IA161$70,62528%
      Colwell, IA67$66,25020%
      Plainfield, IA505$56,6072%
      Allison, IA1,222$51,7906%
      Floyd, IA365$50,4179%
      Nashua, IA1,613$46,40216%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bay Springs, MS1,613$34,82137%
      Toughkenamon, PA1,613$52,0006%
      Monte Alto, TX1,613$24,37556%
      Island Heights, NJ1,613$80,13945%
      Rosedale, MS1,612$17,66168%
      Nashua, IA1,613$46,40216%
      Source: The Nashua, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).