Income/capita 10%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 59%
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Income per capita$26,879$28,872$29,829
Median household income$58,295$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,727$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$64,063$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$41,776$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,000$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Richland is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Richland is 5% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Richland is 59% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Richland is 68% lower than the national average

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      Richland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector28.1%9.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services9.2%18.1%
      Public administration7.0%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.9%1.8%
      Education, health & social services8.1%41.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Martinsburg, IA125$63,12514.1%
      Harper, IA96$60,83310.0%
      Maharishi Vedic City, IA583$57,5003.9%
      Packwood, IA316$52,1435.7%
      Lockridge, IA265$47,08314.9%
      Richland, IA651$58,2955.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Prospect, LA651$47,18114.7%
      Polo, MO651$36,97933.2%
      Superior, MT651$20,35763.2%
      Richardton, ND651$70,53627.5%
      Bassett, NE651$44,62019.3%
      Richland, IA651$58,2955.4%
      Source: The Richland, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).