Income/capita 36%
Household income 100%
Unemployment 49%
IndexPromise CityIowaNational
Income per capita$18,965$28,872$29,829
Median household income$0$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$30,417$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$31,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Promise City is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Promise City is 100% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Promise City is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Promise City is 39% lower than the national average

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      Promise City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector47.6%9.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.5%4.8%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services23.8%38.1%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Plano, IA59$58,4386%
      Powersville, MO61$48,00013%
      Corydon, IA1,544$45,00019%
      Numa, IA69$38,75030%
      Allerton, IA549$37,29233%
      Promise City, IA98$0100%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Port Murray, NJ98$0100%
      Swanton, NE98$40,41727%
      Bethany, IN98$36,25034%
      Nimrod, MN98$34,16738%
      Garland, WY98$51,3007%
      Promise City, IA98$0100%
      Source: The Promise City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).