Income/capita 28%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 70%
Income per capita$21,451$28,872$29,829
Median household income$35,000$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,889$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$11,250$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$28,833$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$13,056$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level28.5%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pomeroy is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pomeroy is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pomeroy is 70% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pomeroy is 88% higher than the national average

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      Pomeroy employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.6%10.2%
      Financial & insurance services4.3%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services23.9%10.2%
      Public administration1.8%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services1.2%51.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Twin Lakes, IA186$122,917122%
      Somers, IA139$54,3752%
      Knierim, IA72$46,25016%
      Lytton, IA290$42,37523%
      Pocahontas, IA1,789$42,34123%
      Pomeroy, IA729$35,00037%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Franklin, WV729$37,67932%
      Westmoreland, KS729$43,30422%
      Blairsville, GA729$16,76670%
      Sioux Rapids, IA729$45,50018%
      Port Trevorton, PA729$43,06822%
      Pomeroy, IA729$35,00037%
      Source: The Pomeroy, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).