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Income/capita 4%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 60%
IndexStory CityIowaNational
Income per capita$28,497$28,872$29,829
Median household income$53,893$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,806$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,958$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$43,571$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$23,203$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Story City is 4% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Story City is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Story City is 60% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Story City is 9% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $35,925$53,893$107,786
      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.

      Story City median earnings by income bracket

      Story City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector20.8%4.7%
      Financial & insurance services7.7%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services2.0%8.7%
      Public administration5.9%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%1.7%
      Education, health & social services14.9%56.7%
      Other32.8%17.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gilbert, IA1,183$87,91759%
      Roland, IA1,312$71,97930%
      Colo, IA886$60,98210%
      Jewell Junction, IA1,230$60,2349%
      Zearing, IA563$57,0833%
      Story City, IA3,423$53,8933%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pine Lawn, MO3,423$28,57348%
      Gibson City, IL3,423$42,28124%
      Justin, TX3,422$77,81341%
      Port St. Joe, FL3,424$40,56427%
      Loyola, CA3,425$204,726270%
      Story City, IA3,423$53,8933%
      Source: The Story City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).