Red Oak employment information

IndexRed OakIowaNational
Income per capita$20,108$28,872$29,829
Median household income$33,077$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,761$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,417$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$33,479$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,489$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate7.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level21.8%12.3%15.1%
The Red Oak, 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 Red Oak is $20,108, which is 30% lower than than the Iowa average and 33% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,077, which is 39% lower than than the Iowa average and 40% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Red Oak is 7%, which is 54% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Red Oak is 22% which is 44% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,049$33,077$66,154
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.

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  • The income per capita in Red Oak is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Red Oak is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Red Oak is 54% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Red Oak is 44% higher than the national average.

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Red Oak median earnings by income bracket

Red Oak employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.9%1.8%
Manufacturing sector30.7%6.3%
Financial & insurance services1.5%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services26.1%10.1%
Public administration1.0%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%0.5%
Education, health & social services6.4%53.4%
Other22.8%17.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Macedonia, IA223$61,94412%
Stanton, IA685$58,8896%
Hepburn, IA30$54,3752%
Emerson, IA525$52,0146%
Essex, IA859$50,8758%
Red Oak, IA5,547$33,07740%

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Weldon Spring, MO5,545$94,55171%
Holdrege, NE5,545$44,91419%
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Fruitridge Pocket, CA5,554$24,93855%
Gardnerville, NV5,555$45,60718%
Red Oak, IA5,547$33,07740%
Source: The Red Oak, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).