Income/capita 17%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 67%
Income per capita$35,037$28,872$29,829
Median household income$75,714$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,000$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$63,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$50,987$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$41,167$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level0.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Swisher is 17% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Swisher is 37% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Swisher is 67% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Swisher is 98% lower than the national average

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      Swisher employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.7%5.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.0%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%13.1%
      Wholesale & retail services20.5%9.0%
      Public administration4.2%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%2.7%
      Education, health & social services5.4%43.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Shueyville, IA570$120,000117%
      Walford, IA1,428$96,52874%
      Ely, IA2,133$95,80473%
      Fairfax, IA2,418$91,96466%
      Middle Amana, IA423$90,89364%
      Swisher, IA846$75,71437%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ballard, UT846$68,52324%
      Grizzly Flats, CA846$44,39020%
      Bella Villa, MO846$52,4175%
      Port Gamble Tribal Community, WA846$44,37520%
      Caspar, CA846$54,7661%
      Swisher, IA846$75,71437%
      Source: The Swisher, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).