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Income/capita 41%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 7%
IndexThayerIowaNational
Income per capita$17,585$28,872$29,829
Median household income$60,357$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,357$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,750$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$24,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Thayer is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Thayer is 9% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Thayer is 7% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Thayer is 23% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $40,233$60,357$120,714
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Thayer median earnings by income bracket

      Thayer employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry33.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector33.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%15.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services14.3%38.5%
      Other14.3%15.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sun Valley Lake, IA224$73,53333%
      Ellston, IA36$53,1254%
      Truro, IA456$51,1618%
      Afton, IA967$45,08319%
      Osceola, IA4,992$44,26120%
      Thayer, IA60$60,3579%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Whiteside, MO60$30,31345%
      Dresden, KS60$25,55654%
      Spring Hill, IA60$45,83317%
      Catron, MO60$23,00058%
      Ethel, MO60$20,83362%
      Thayer, IA60$60,3579%
      Source: The Thayer, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).