Orient employment information

IndexOrientIowaNational
Income per capita$24,499$28,872$29,829
Median household income$47,625$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,208$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$38,875$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$27,708$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.1%12.3%15.1%
The Orient, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Orient is $24,499, which is 15% lower than than the Iowa average and 18% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $47,625, which is 13% lower than than the Iowa average and 14% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Orient is 1%, which is 74% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Orient is 17% which is 13% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$31,746$47,625$95,250
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.

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  • The income per capita in Orient is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Orient is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Orient is 74% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Orient is 13% higher than the national average.

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Orient median earnings by income bracket

Orient employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector37.0%9.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%12.8%
Wholesale & retail services18.5%6.4%
Public administration1.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%2.1%
Education, health & social services6.5%46.8%
Other13.9%11.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Prescott, IA250$48,12513%
Bridgewater, IA140$45,55618%
Afton, IA967$45,08319%
Greenfield, IA1,951$43,83221%
Creston, IA7,877$43,13722%
Orient, IA426$47,62514%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Hampton, OH426$51,4587%
Strasburg, ND426$28,43849%
Van Bibber Lake, IN426$17,46468%
Turah, MT426$99,50080%
Shuqualak, MS426$17,12069%
Orient, IA426$47,62514%
Source: The Orient, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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