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Income/capita 0%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 56%
IndexStantonIowaNational
Income per capita$29,840$28,872$29,829
Median household income$58,889$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,938$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,300$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$31,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Stanton is equal to the national average
  • The median household income in Stanton is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Stanton is 56% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Stanton is 74% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,255$58,889$117,778
      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.

      Stanton median earnings by income bracket

      Stanton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%9.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%5.2%
      Wholesale & retail services17.2%3.9%
      Public administration0.5%0.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%3.2%
      Education, health & social services11.6%64.3%
      Other18.1%8.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hepburn, IA30$54,3752%
      Essex, IA859$50,8758%
      Elliott, IA472$50,6258%
      Coburg, IA58$50,6258%
      Villisca, IA1,255$34,70437%
      Stanton, IA685$58,8896%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Black Creek, NC685$35,38536%
      Green Bluff, WA685$74,31834%
      Britton, MI685$53,1254%
      Colman, SD685$50,9528%
      Bloomdale, OH685$55,7031%
      Stanton, IA685$58,8896%
      Source: The Stanton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).