Income/capita 18%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 46%
IndexState CenterIowaNational
Income per capita$24,479$28,872$29,829
Median household income$49,375$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,528$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,031$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$32,337$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$30,556$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in State Center is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in State Center is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in State Center is 46% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in State Center is 65% lower than the national average

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      State Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector29.3%3.6%
      Financial & insurance services8.9%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%16.6%
      Public administration3.9%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.7%3.9%
      Education, health & social services10.3%46.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Haverhill, IA169$70,83328%
      Maxwell, IA839$70,13927%
      Colo, IA886$60,98210%
      Clemons, IA111$59,0637%
      Collins, IA458$57,9175%
      State Center, IA1,337$49,37511%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Taylorsville, KY1,337$30,05446%
      Cambria, IL1,337$37,50032%
      Arnaudville, LA1,337$38,58330%
      Sweetser, IN1,337$52,8374%
      Stanton, MI1,337$33,15040%
      State Center, IA1,337$49,37511%
      Source: The State Center, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).