Storm Lake employment information

IndexStorm LakeIowaNational
Income per capita$20,020$28,872$29,829
Median household income$43,226$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,489$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,357$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$26,962$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$15,934$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level16.4%12.3%15.1%
The Storm Lake, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Storm Lake is $20,020, which is 31% lower than than the Iowa average and 33% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,226, which is 21% lower than than the Iowa average and 22% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Storm Lake is 4%, which is 8% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Storm Lake is 16% which is 8% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$28,814$43,226$86,452
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Storm Lake is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Storm Lake is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Storm Lake is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Storm Lake is 8% higher than the national average.

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Storm Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector43.7%4.7%
Financial & insurance services0.7%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%15.3%
Public administration1.5%0.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%1.0%
Education, health & social services11.9%32.2%
Other20.0%17.5%

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Lakeside, IA674$70,52127%
Aurelia, IA955$59,7928%
Newell, IA1,070$53,7503%
Alta, IA2,104$50,6778%
Rembrandt, IA161$45,62518%
Storm Lake, IA10,768$43,22622%

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Fort Madison, IA10,769$42,44823%
Waimea, HI10,770$67,52422%
Sweetwater, TX10,765$33,68739%
Monroe, WI10,771$42,46723%
Miami Shores, FL10,772$101,04783%
Storm Lake, IA10,768$43,22622%
Source: The Storm Lake, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).