Income/capita 32%
Household income 43%
Unemployment 75%
Income per capita$20,406$28,872$29,829
Median household income$31,528$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,000$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$18,125$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,292$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level25.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Smithland is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Smithland is 43% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Smithland is 75% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Smithland is 72% higher than the national average

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      Smithland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.0%5.9%
      Manufacturing sector23.7%2.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%2.9%
      Public administration3.4%11.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%8.8%
      Education, health & social services0.0%47.1%

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      Climbing Hill, IA168$84,53153%
      Bronson, IA310$60,93810%
      Hornick, IA298$56,2502%
      Sloan, IA1,192$54,6591%
      Danbury, IA407$49,25011%
      Smithland, IA185$31,52843%

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      Scranton, AR185$31,09444%
      Melvin, MI185$40,25027%
      Smithland, IA185$31,52843%
      Source: The Smithland, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).