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Income/capita 18%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 116%
IndexOnawayIdahoNational
Income per capita$24,333$24,280$29,829
Median household income$49,688$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,750$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,625$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$27,143$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$24,375$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate10.1%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%15.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Onaway is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Onaway is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Onaway is 116% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Onaway is 27% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,122$49,688$99,376
      City
      $32,779$49,174$98,348
      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.

      Onaway median earnings by income bracket

      Onaway employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.7%9.7%
      Manufacturing sector15.2%6.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%9.7%
      Wholesale & retail services32.6%45.2%
      Public administration2.2%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%6.5%
      Education, health & social services19.6%22.6%
      Other6.5%6.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Troy, ID888$54,7281%
      Palouse, WA1,048$54,5831%
      Farmington, WA105$51,2507%
      Garfield, WA499$43,12522%
      Potlatch, ID835$37,78832%
      Onaway, ID172$49,68810%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tenakee Springs, AK172$54,3752%
      Smithfield, IL172$37,25033%
      Elk Mountain, WY172$60,2089%
      Bolckow, MO172$35,62536%
      Benton City, MO172$53,0214%
      Onaway, ID172$49,68810%
      Source: The Onaway, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).