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Income/capita 2%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 88%
IndexRolandIowaNational
Income per capita$29,091$28,872$29,829
Median household income$71,979$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,917$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,357$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$48,906$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$32,045$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Roland is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Roland is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Roland is 88% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Roland is 78% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $47,981$71,979$143,958
      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.

      Roland median earnings by income bracket

      Roland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.4%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services6.1%9.8%
      Public administration8.9%8.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%3.9%
      Education, health & social services14.4%44.0%
      Other19.7%20.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gilbert, IA1,183$87,91759%
      Kelley, IA306$73,75033%
      Colo, IA886$60,98210%
      Jewell Junction, IA1,230$60,2349%
      Zearing, IA563$57,0833%
      Roland, IA1,312$71,97930%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hilltop Lakes, TX1,312$86,50056%
      North Apollo, PA1,311$49,10711%
      Seneca, PA1,313$52,6615%
      Orfordville, WI1,311$51,9026%
      Coulee Dam, WA1,313$49,53110%
      Roland, IA1,312$71,97930%
      Source: The Roland, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).