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Income/capita 24%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 39%
IndexOnslowIowaNational
Income per capita$22,648$28,872$29,829
Median household income$41,250$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,750$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$32,500$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level24.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Onslow is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Onslow is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Onslow is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Onslow is 61% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,497$41,250$82,500
      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.

      Onslow median earnings by income bracket

      Onslow employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.0%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector31.7%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services7.3%25.0%
      Wholesale & retail services17.1%12.5%
      Public administration0.0%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%4.2%
      Education, health & social services0.0%43.8%
      Other14.6%2.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mechanicsville, IA1,052$56,3722%
      Bernard, IA127$53,1254%
      Center Junction, IA79$51,8756%
      Monticello, IA3,809$50,2269%
      Cascade, IA1,978$49,16711%
      Onslow, IA219$41,25025%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Slickville, PA219$40,94926%
      Cubero, NM219$31,41443%
      Pearl, IL219$0100%
      Madison, MD219$69,03825%
      Jamestown, CO219$46,07117%
      Onslow, IA219$41,25025%
      Source: The Onslow, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).