Income/capita 20%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 61%
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Income per capita$23,949$28,872$29,829
Median household income$63,438$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,438$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$41,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,250$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Thornburg is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Thornburg is 15% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Thornburg is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Thornburg is 47% lower than the national average

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      Thornburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector40.9%10.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%5.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services31.8%25.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Keomah Village, IA69$71,25028.8%
      Harper, IA96$60,83310.0%
      Montezuma, IA1,591$50,9627.9%
      North English, IA1,148$50,0969.4%
      Millersburg, IA154$49,16711.1%
      Thornburg, IA75$63,43814.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Zinc, AR75$19,37565.0%
      Montezuma, CO75$56,8752.8%
      Emington, IL75$32,50041.3%
      Florence, IN75$14,23674.3%
      Collyer, KS75$43,75020.9%
      Thornburg, IA75$63,43814.7%
      Source: The Thornburg, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).