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Income/capita 15%
Household income 1%
Unemployment 3%
IndexTiptonIowaNational
Income per capita$25,314$28,872$29,829
Median household income$54,719$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,829$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,472$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,466$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,909$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Tipton is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Tipton is 1% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Tipton is 3% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Tipton is 75% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $36,475$54,719$109,438
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Tipton median earnings by income bracket

      Tipton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.9%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.5%25.1%
      Public administration6.1%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.3%29.6%
      Other31.7%23.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Atalissa, IA339$61,62511%
      West Branch, IA2,581$61,49311%
      Durant, IA2,032$61,43511%
      Lisbon, IA1,908$56,3822%
      Mechanicsville, IA1,052$56,3722%
      Tipton, IA3,201$54,7191%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Terra Bella, CA3,201$32,70041%
      Leisure Village West, NJ3,201$35,13836%
      Blissfield, MI3,200$48,02613%
      Nyssa, OR3,202$42,05124%
      Hyde Park, PA3,202$52,7595%
      Tipton, IA3,201$54,7191%
      Source: The Tipton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).