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Income/capita 17%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 72%
IndexShenandoahIowaNational
Income per capita$24,669$28,872$29,829
Median household income$39,526$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,972$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,964$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$35,663$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$23,333$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level22.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shenandoah is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Shenandoah is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shenandoah is 72% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shenandoah is 50% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,348$39,526$79,052
      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.

      Shenandoah median earnings by income bracket

      Shenandoah employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector26.7%3.8%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%3.7%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%20.5%
      Public administration2.4%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services12.2%50.1%
      Other23.9%11.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Blanchard, IA29$59,1677%
      Riverton, IA260$51,7197%
      Essex, IA859$50,8758%
      Coburg, IA58$50,6258%
      Randolph, IA190$47,91713%
      Shenandoah, IA5,030$39,52629%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dayton, MN5,031$78,47742%
      Nikiski, AK5,029$62,95914%
      South Sarasota, FL5,032$59,0707%
      Bigfork, MT5,032$52,4125%
      South Highpoint, FL5,034$32,66341%
      Shenandoah, IA5,030$39,52629%
      Source: The Shenandoah, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).