Oskaloosa employment information

IndexOskaloosaIowaNational
Income per capita$23,183$28,872$29,829
Median household income$40,837$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,738$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,716$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$33,257$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$19,964$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%12.3%15.1%
The Oskaloosa, 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 Oskaloosa is $23,183, which is 20% lower than than the Iowa average and 22% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,837, which is 25% lower than than the Iowa average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oskaloosa is 5%, which is 4% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oskaloosa is 20% which is 30% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,221$40,837$81,674
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Oskaloosa is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oskaloosa is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oskaloosa is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oskaloosa is 30% higher than the national average.

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Oskaloosa median earnings by income bracket

Oskaloosa employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%0.3%
Manufacturing sector33.2%4.0%
Financial & insurance services2.8%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%16.2%
Public administration1.9%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%0.7%
Education, health & social services9.9%42.6%
Other24.0%13.5%

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Harvey, IA290$48,59412%
Leighton, IA193$48,50012%
Oskaloosa, IA11,538$40,83726%

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Enumclaw, WA11,543$55,6441%
Port Washington, WI11,531$66,29620%
Woodinville, WA11,549$106,34192%
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Oskaloosa, IA11,538$40,83726%
Source: The Oskaloosa, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).