Pocahontas employment information

IndexPocahontasIowaNational
Income per capita$26,099$28,872$29,829
Median household income$42,341$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,095$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,250$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$39,769$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,500$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.8%12.3%15.1%
The Pocahontas, 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 Pocahontas is $26,099, which is 10% lower than than the Iowa average and 13% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $42,341, which is 22% lower than than the Iowa average and 23% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Pocahontas is 2%, which is 50% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Pocahontas is 15% which is 2% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$28,224$42,341$84,682
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 Pocahontas is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pocahontas is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pocahontas is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pocahontas is 2% lower than the national average.

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Pocahontas employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%1.5%
Manufacturing sector20.8%6.3%
Financial & insurance services0.9%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.7%25.5%
Public administration5.5%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.8%2.0%
Education, health & social services6.2%35.0%
Other25.6%16.3%

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Laurens, IA1,272$46,66716%
Albert City, IA589$44,06320%
Bradgate, IA57$43,43821%
Ottosen, IA63$41,25025%
Fonda, IA525$39,58328%
Pocahontas, IA1,789$42,34123%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hatch, NM1,789$28,08849%
Beaver Dam Lake, NY1,789$108,24596%
Myersville, MD1,789$114,952108%
Lusby, MD1,790$82,66749%
Graysville, TN1,790$26,31652%
Pocahontas, IA1,789$42,34123%
Source: The Pocahontas, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).