Income/capita 43%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 46%
Income per capita$16,891$28,872$29,829
Median household income$30,625$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,469$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$29,000$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rowan is 43% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rowan is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rowan is 46% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rowan is 31% higher than the national average

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      Rowan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.2%7.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services34.5%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%7.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%50.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Galt, IA63$101,00083%
      Meservey, IA177$52,9174%
      Coulter, IA214$49,64310%
      Woolstock, IA163$41,25025%
      Belmond, IA2,686$40,73426%
      Rowan, IA143$30,62545%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hughesville, MO143$45,41718%
      Starr, SC143$41,25025%
      Moffat, CO143$16,56370%
      Newhalen, AK143$36,25034%
      Covenant Life, AK143$34,04938%
      Rowan, IA143$30,62545%
      Source: The Rowan, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).