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Income/capita 17%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 56%
IndexStanwoodIowaNational
Income per capita$24,672$28,872$29,829
Median household income$49,063$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,500$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,688$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$35,000$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,500$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Stanwood is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Stanwood is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Stanwood is 56% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Stanwood is 53% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,705$49,063$98,126
      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.

      Stanwood median earnings by income bracket

      Stanwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.7%3.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.3%15.9%
      Public administration5.4%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.1%3.0%
      Education, health & social services7.8%48.5%
      Other17.1%17.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Stone City, IA288$82,35349%
      Mount Vernon, IA4,487$72,18830%
      Lisbon, IA1,908$56,3822%
      Mechanicsville, IA1,052$56,3722%
      New Liberty, IA166$55,7501%
      Stanwood, IA562$49,06311%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      East Rochester, PA562$44,60919%
      Oak Grove, AL562$45,83317%
      Belle Haven town, VA562$51,6967%
      Oak Grove, IL562$29,46447%
      St. Francis, SD562$23,95857%
      Stanwood, IA562$49,06311%
      Source: The Stanwood, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).