Income/capita 11%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 23%
Income per capita$26,465$28,872$29,829
Median household income$35,833$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,667$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,000$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$19,286$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.1%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ringsted is 11% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ringsted is 35% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ringsted is 23% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ringsted is 13% higher than the national average

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      Ringsted employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.8%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector34.4%25.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services7.4%6.0%
      Public administration1.6%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.2%2.4%
      Education, health & social services3.3%36.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lone Rock, IA199$66,25020%
      Cylinder, IA76$60,0008%
      Wallingford, IA180$55,8331%
      Bancroft, IA712$52,7945%
      Dolliver, IA81$52,5005%
      Ringsted, IA479$35,83335%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Whitefield, OK479$26,50052%
      La Grange, WY479$25,78153%
      Chapin, IL479$45,17918%
      Orangeville, PA479$51,2507%
      Georgetown, ID479$47,12515%
      Ringsted, IA479$35,83335%
      Source: The Ringsted, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).