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Income/capita 13%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 50%
IndexPellaIowaNational
Income per capita$26,076$28,872$29,829
Median household income$60,568$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,734$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,359$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$38,707$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$12,271$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pella is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pella is 9% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pella is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pella is 35% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $40,374$60,568$121,136
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Pella median earnings by income bracket

      Pella employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector28.1%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.4%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services10.3%10.4%
      Public administration0.9%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%0.6%
      Education, health & social services24.1%48.8%
      Other21.2%21.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lynnville, IA456$60,4179%
      Sully, IA843$58,3135%
      New Sharon, IA1,263$54,9311%
      Harvey, IA290$48,59412%
      Leighton, IA193$48,50012%
      Pella, IA10,280$60,5689%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jackson, WY10,279$70,51727%
      Denham Springs, LA10,278$48,44212%
      Berwick, PA10,276$38,44930%
      Pleasant Grove, AL10,284$63,29214%
      Quartz Hill, CA10,291$56,0631%
      Pella, IA10,280$60,5689%
      Source: The Pella, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).