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Income/capita 17%
Household income 59%
Unemployment 50%
IndexPeostaIowaNational
Income per capita$24,821$28,872$29,829
Median household income$87,875$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$93,482$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,964$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$49,063$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,403$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Peosta is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Peosta is 59% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Peosta is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Peosta is 14% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $58,577$87,875$175,750
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Peosta median earnings by income bracket

      Peosta employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector34.2%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services6.2%10.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%9.2%
      Public administration4.0%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.2%43.3%
      Other20.0%26.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Asbury, IA5,201$90,78164%
      Farley, IA1,688$78,33342%
      Rickardsville, IA163$72,81332%
      Epworth, IA2,068$70,52627%
      Sherrill, IA219$69,53126%
      Peosta, IA1,881$87,87559%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Plentywood, MT1,881$47,03415%
      Devon, PA1,880$156,012182%
      Wellston, MO1,882$18,05667%
      Panguitch, UT1,880$45,44118%
      South Charleston, OH1,879$35,37536%
      Peosta, IA1,881$87,87559%
      Source: The Peosta, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).