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Income/capita 23%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 51%
IndexRemsenIowaNational
Income per capita$23,009$28,872$29,829
Median household income$54,479$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,830$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,438$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$41,607$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,098$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Remsen is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Remsen is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Remsen is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Remsen is 62% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $36,315$54,479$108,958
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Remsen median earnings by income bracket

      Remsen employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector22.4%9.3%
      Financial & insurance services5.0%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services17.7%9.5%
      Public administration1.1%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%4.8%
      Education, health & social services9.5%40.7%
      Other26.9%20.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brunsville, IA105$73,12532%
      Orange City, IA6,153$69,65326%
      Alton, IA1,325$64,63517%
      Oyens, IA88$62,81314%
      Maurice, IA323$58,7506%
      Remsen, IA1,824$54,4792%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brodheadsville, PA1,824$54,4322%
      Berino, NM1,824$23,66257%
      Roundup, MT1,824$30,60945%
      Tullytown, PA1,825$62,64713%
      Fairchance, PA1,825$40,73326%
      Remsen, IA1,824$54,4792%
      Source: The Remsen, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).