Income/capita 2%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 51%
Income per capita$29,165$28,872$29,829
Median household income$48,417$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,058$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,071$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$42,500$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$18,466$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sanborn is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sanborn is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sanborn is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sanborn is 53% lower than the national average

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      Sanborn employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.6%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector30.6%11.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%8.2%
      Wholesale & retail services7.3%11.6%
      Public administration8.5%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%1.7%
      Education, health & social services5.0%42.5%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Matlock, IA71$63,75015%
      Granville, IA362$58,1255%
      Paullina, IA1,034$57,5744%
      Hospers, IA756$55,6251%
      Primghar, IA973$50,1799%
      Sanborn, IA1,405$48,41712%

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      Westwood Shores, TX1,405$45,13218%
      Kearney Park, MS1,405$68,75024%
      French Settlement, LA1,405$53,2504%
      Wilder, ID1,405$34,40838%
      Buchanan Dam, TX1,404$37,54532%
      Sanborn, IA1,405$48,41712%
      Source: The Sanborn, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).