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Income/capita 18%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 36%
IndexRidgewayIowaNational
Income per capita$24,533$28,872$29,829
Median household income$49,821$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$32,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,333$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.6%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ridgeway is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ridgeway is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ridgeway is 36% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ridgeway is 63% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,210$49,821$99,642
      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.

      Ridgeway median earnings by income bracket

      Ridgeway employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.3%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector13.8%15.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services23.4%27.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services1.1%28.2%
      Other28.7%27.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jackson Junction, IA47$76,87539%
      Burr Oak, IA242$76,87539%
      Decorah, IA7,985$52,9124%
      Calmar, IA1,023$50,9298%
      Ossian, IA962$50,6258%
      Ridgeway, IA285$49,82110%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rowley, IA285$54,3752%
      Solomon, AZ285$58,0835%
      Kennard, TX285$21,97960%
      Wilton, AR285$30,68245%
      Talmage, NE285$34,13538%
      Ridgeway, IA285$49,82110%
      Source: The Ridgeway, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).