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Income/capita 15%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 56%
IndexNora SpringsIowaNational
Income per capita$25,431$28,872$29,829
Median household income$46,161$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,679$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,886$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$33,333$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$28,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Nora Springs is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Nora Springs is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Nora Springs is 56% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Nora Springs is 41% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $30,770$46,161$92,322
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Nora Springs median earnings by income bracket

      Nora Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.9%3.7%
      Manufacturing sector21.7%6.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%11.5%
      Wholesale & retail services20.7%15.2%
      Public administration0.7%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%1.3%
      Education, health & social services12.3%40.9%
      Other12.1%12.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rockwell, IA1,100$53,2614%
      Osage, IA3,631$52,5005%
      Plymouth, IA344$52,5005%
      Mitchell, IA171$51,2507%
      Orchard, IA50$50,8938%
      Nora Springs, IA1,567$46,16117%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Madison, MN1,567$41,01926%
      Apollo, PA1,567$35,57736%
      Felton, DE1,566$51,3697%
      Battle Ground, IN1,568$80,17945%
      Gower, MO1,566$56,5482%
      Nora Springs, IA1,567$46,16117%
      Source: The Nora Springs, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).