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Income/capita 27%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 20%
IndexOsceolaIowaNational
Income per capita$21,769$28,872$29,829
Median household income$44,261$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,897$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,417$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$35,114$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,406$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level21.6%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Osceola is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Osceola is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Osceola is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Osceola is 43% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,504$44,261$88,522
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Osceola median earnings by income bracket

      Osceola employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector21.8%8.1%
      Financial & insurance services5.3%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services8.5%14.8%
      Public administration0.0%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services14.8%34.6%
      Other38.8%22.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sun Valley Lake, IA224$73,53333%
      Thayer, IA60$60,3579%
      New Virginia, IA553$60,2509%
      Truro, IA456$51,1618%
      Humeston, IA400$43,50021%
      Osceola, IA4,992$44,26120%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Lexington, OH4,992$33,56339%
      Spirit Lake, IA4,992$57,0083%
      Salisbury, MA4,992$67,55422%
      Frankenmuth, MI4,992$47,67414%
      Fussels Corner, FL4,991$36,25034%
      Osceola, IA4,992$44,26120%
      Source: The Osceola, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).