Income/capita 18%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 100%
IndexShannon CityIowaNational
Income per capita$24,598$28,872$29,829
Median household income$33,750$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,042$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$27,000$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$28,958$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shannon City is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Shannon City is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shannon City is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shannon City is 51% lower than the national average

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      Shannon City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry35.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector42.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.3%13.3%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%6.7%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sun Valley Lake, IA224$73,53333%
      Benton, IA43$60,4699%
      Thayer, IA60$60,3579%
      Ellston, IA36$53,1254%
      Mount Ayr, IA1,958$46,66716%
      Shannon City, IA54$33,75039%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Corinth, AR54$87,87559%
      Barnard, KS54$36,25034%
      Old Appleton, MO54$51,5637%
      Neahkahnie, OR54$0100%
      Rinard, IA54$0100%
      Shannon City, IA54$33,75039%
      Source: The Shannon City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).