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Income/capita 17%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 93%
IndexNicholsIowaNational
Income per capita$24,672$28,872$29,829
Median household income$47,969$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,583$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$35,625$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,833$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Nichols is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Nichols is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Nichols is 93% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Nichols is 40% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,976$47,969$95,938
      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.

      Nichols median earnings by income bracket

      Nichols employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector26.9%4.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.3%13.2%
      Public administration0.0%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%6.6%
      Education, health & social services7.7%53.8%
      Other31.7%6.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fruitland, IA1,196$75,41736%
      Atalissa, IA339$61,62511%
      West Branch, IA2,581$61,49311%
      Lone Tree, IA1,482$61,38211%
      University Heights, IA1,255$61,04210%
      Nichols, IA360$47,96913%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Grantfork, IL360$71,71930%
      Bonesteel, SD360$34,68837%
      Bennett, IA360$53,9582%
      Downsville, MD360$69,70626%
      Freeburn, KY360$18,78466%
      Nichols, IA360$47,96913%
      Source: The Nichols, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).