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Income/capita 4%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 67%
IndexUrbanaIowaNational
Income per capita$31,118$28,872$29,829
Median household income$77,404$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,643$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$67,596$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$50,938$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$32,981$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Urbana is 4% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Urbana is 40% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Urbana is 67% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Urbana is 79% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $51,597$77,404$154,808
      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.

      Urbana median earnings by income bracket

      Urbana employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.8%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services5.3%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services14.9%12.8%
      Public administration4.0%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%4.7%
      Education, health & social services6.7%42.3%
      Other16.5%19.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Robins, IA3,434$119,583116%
      Center Point, IA2,507$83,23550%
      Alburnett, IA633$69,89626%
      Palo, IA1,036$68,12523%
      Walker, IA841$65,62519%
      Urbana, IA1,444$77,40440%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mount Pulaski, IL1,444$59,7928%
      Whitmire, SC1,444$30,40845%
      Ligonier, PA1,443$41,75925%
      Eldridge, CA1,445$84,86153%
      Livermore Falls, ME1,445$31,95342%
      Urbana, IA1,444$77,40440%
      Source: The Urbana, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).