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Income/capita 9%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 85%
IndexSlaterIowaNational
Income per capita$27,139$28,872$29,829
Median household income$69,457$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,841$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,917$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$46,086$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$30,781$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Slater is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Slater is 26% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Slater is 85% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Slater is 65% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $46,300$69,457$138,914
      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.

      Slater median earnings by income bracket

      Slater employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.3%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.8%10.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.2%8.7%
      Public administration4.7%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%1.0%
      Education, health & social services17.0%41.8%
      Other21.2%29.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Johnston, IA19,491$95,56573%
      Alleman, IA499$90,83364%
      Polk City, IA4,115$90,21663%
      Grimes, IA10,422$83,12550%
      Ankeny, IA53,413$76,76039%
      Slater, IA1,617$69,45726%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lewisport, KY1,617$40,00028%
      Pewee Valley, KY1,617$94,20570%
      Elm City, NC1,618$38,09031%
      Perryville, AR1,616$40,76626%
      Crystal Falls, MI1,618$31,98942%
      Slater, IA1,617$69,45726%
      Source: The Slater, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).