Income/capita 29%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 52%
IndexUniversity HeightsIowaNational
Income per capita$38,433$28,872$29,829
Median household income$61,042$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$102,917$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,688$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$34,844$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,568$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level24.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in University Heights is 29% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in University Heights is 10% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in University Heights is 52% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in University Heights is 59% higher than the national average

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      University Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.0%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector6.6%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services4.5%4.2%
      Public administration3.3%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%1.2%
      Education, health & social services59.9%70.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Shueyville, IA570$120,000117%
      North Liberty, IA16,984$77,75241%
      Swisher, IA846$75,71437%
      Solon, IA2,399$73,75033%
      West Branch, IA2,581$61,49311%
      University Heights, IA1,255$61,04210%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kamiah, ID1,255$31,79743%
      Villisca, IA1,255$34,70437%
      Lorenzo, TX1,255$39,06329%
      Beverly, OH1,255$39,58328%
      Yorkshire, NY1,255$27,22251%
      University Heights, IA1,255$61,04210%
      Source: The University Heights, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).