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Income/capita 14%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 37%
IndexSidneyIowaNational
Income per capita$25,778$28,872$29,829
Median household income$40,769$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,531$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,944$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$30,700$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$20,833$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level16.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sidney is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sidney is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sidney is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sidney is 12% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,176$40,769$81,538
      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.

      Sidney median earnings by income bracket

      Sidney employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector31.2%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%4.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%18.5%
      Public administration0.7%9.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%7.8%
      Education, health & social services21.9%36.6%
      Other12.9%16.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Murray, NE497$60,5369%
      Tabor, IA1,230$56,3892%
      Thurman, IA191$55,2500%
      Riverton, IA260$51,7197%
      Randolph, IA190$47,91713%
      Sidney, IA995$40,76926%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Fork, PA995$35,41736%
      Le Grand, IA995$51,7506%
      Lynnville, IN995$59,0007%
      Twin Lakes, NM995$19,25065%
      Woodridge, NY995$41,64125%
      Sidney, IA995$40,76926%
      Source: The Sidney, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).