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Income/capita 53%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 56%
IndexSwanIowaNational
Income per capita$14,087$28,872$29,829
Median household income$25,313$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,500$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,250$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$0$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$18,333$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level42.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Swan is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Swan is 54% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Swan is 56% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Swan is 178% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $16,873$25,313$50,626
      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.

      Swan median earnings by income bracket

      Swan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector58.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.9%20.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%20.0%
      Other17.6%50.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pleasant Hill, IA9,406$75,37336%
      Altoona, IA16,692$72,39831%
      Runnells, IA514$66,66721%
      Prairie City, IA1,973$60,97810%
      Carlisle, IA4,031$58,2995%
      Swan, IA69$25,31354%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Steinauer, NE69$30,75044%
      Welda, KS69$0100%
      California Junction, IA69$62,34413%
      Sugartown, LA69$0100%
      Hamlet, NE69$40,75026%
      Swan, IA69$25,31354%
      Source: The Swan, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).