Income/capita 15%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 37%
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Income per capita$25,227$28,872$29,829
Median household income$56,176$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,454$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,875$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$43,382$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,121$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Riverside is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Riverside is 2% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Riverside is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Riverside is 23% lower than the national average

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      Riverside employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector21.4%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.7%14.7%
      Public administration0.0%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%3.5%
      Education, health & social services15.7%43.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Branch, IA2,581$61,49311.2%
      Lone Tree, IA1,482$61,38211.0%
      University Heights, IA1,255$61,04210.3%
      Coralville, IA20,078$60,1158.7%
      Wellman, IA1,365$57,1253.3%
      Riverside, IA1,054$56,1761.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mounds, IL1,054$19,73264.3%
      La Center, KY1,054$33,34539.7%
      Bourne, MA1,054$52,7634.6%
      Princeton, MO1,054$31,66742.8%
      Bay Head, NJ1,054$107,65694.6%
      Riverside, IA1,054$56,1761.5%
      Source: The Riverside, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).