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Income/capita 42%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 1%
IndexUniversity ParkIowaNational
Income per capita$17,371$28,872$29,829
Median household income$45,625$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,607$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,375$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,727$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$15,000$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in University Park is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in University Park is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in University Park is 1% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in University Park is 15% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $30,413$45,625$91,250
      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.

      University Park median earnings by income bracket

      University Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector46.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.5%10.3%
      Public administration1.4%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%0.9%
      Education, health & social services2.2%55.2%
      Other21.7%13.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Keomah Village, IA69$71,25029%
      Thornburg, IA75$63,43815%
      New Sharon, IA1,263$54,9311%
      Leighton, IA193$48,50012%
      Eddyville, IA1,207$46,71316%
      University Park, IA558$45,62518%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Annetta North, TX558$120,625118%
      Fawn Lake Forest, PA558$64,54517%
      Gaston, OR558$52,3755%
      Rock Mills, AL558$0100%
      Red Jacket, WV558$21,70061%
      University Park, IA558$45,62518%
      Source: The University Park, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).