Income/capita 5%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 73%
IndexOrange CityIowaNational
Income per capita$28,267$28,872$29,829
Median household income$69,653$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,522$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,063$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$34,612$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$15,397$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level6.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Orange City is 5% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Orange City is 26% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Orange City is 73% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Orange City is 55% lower than the national average

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      Orange City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.3%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector20.6%5.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.7%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services12.9%10.9%
      Public administration2.4%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services23.8%46.4%

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      Brunsville, IA105$73,12532%
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      Alton, IA1,325$64,63517%
      Oyens, IA88$62,81314%
      Rock Valley, IA3,623$61,94412%
      Orange City, IA6,153$69,65326%

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      Orange City, IA6,153$69,65326%
      Source: The Orange City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).