Income/capita 16%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 45%
Income per capita$25,042$28,872$29,829
Median household income$45,913$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,163$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,056$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,972$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$23,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Riceville is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Riceville is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Riceville is 45% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Riceville is 26% lower than the national average

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      Riceville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector33.0%14.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services17.0%14.7%
      Public administration0.0%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.2%2.1%
      Education, health & social services2.4%33.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Colwell, IA67$66,25020%
      Osage, IA3,631$52,5005%
      Adams, MN732$51,2507%
      Orchard, IA50$50,8938%
      Le Roy, MN828$50,4899%
      Riceville, IA834$45,91317%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hanson, KY834$47,50014%
      New Harmony, IN834$56,1251%
      Hollins, AL834$44,55619%
      Barker Ten Mile, NC834$71,05828%
      Chesapeake, OH833$37,50032%
      Riceville, IA834$45,91317%
      Source: The Riceville, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).