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Income/capita 10%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 34%
IndexTraerIowaNational
Income per capita$26,763$28,872$29,829
Median household income$53,125$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,375$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,125$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$39,141$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$24,773$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.1%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Traer is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Traer is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Traer is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Traer is 40% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $35,413$53,125$106,250
      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.

      Traer median earnings by income bracket

      Traer employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector28.6%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services21.4%15.6%
      Public administration1.2%0.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%0.8%
      Education, health & social services14.3%47.6%
      Other14.5%20.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Vining, IA73$63,75015%
      Montour, IA259$61,25011%
      Dysart, IA1,418$60,68210%
      Reinbeck, IA1,765$56,5792%
      Keystone, IA631$55,7951%
      Traer, IA1,736$53,1254%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Forest Meadows, CA1,736$62,85714%
      Friedens, PA1,736$54,7201%
      Mont Alto, PA1,736$58,5426%
      Ainsworth, NE1,736$36,81533%
      Moose Wilson Road, WY1,736$96,15474%
      Traer, IA1,736$53,1254%
      Source: The Traer, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).