Income/capita 25%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 69%
Income per capita$37,224$28,872$29,829
Median household income$70,625$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,875$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$65,268$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$44,000$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$27,232$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level1.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ventura is 25% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ventura is 28% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ventura is 69% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ventura is 92% lower than the national average

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      Ventura employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.0%4.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.9%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%9.0%
      Wholesale & retail services22.3%5.0%
      Public administration3.4%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.8%42.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Garner, IA3,091$59,2077%
      Hanlontown, IA211$56,8753%
      Rockwell, IA1,100$53,2614%
      Meservey, IA177$52,9174%
      Clear Lake, IA7,644$51,0048%
      Ventura, IA737$70,62528%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Graniteville, VT737$44,00020%
      Alakanuk, AK737$32,00042%
      Fort Washington, CA737$0100%
      Maben, MS737$17,18869%
      Bogue, NC737$56,8753%
      Ventura, IA737$70,62528%
      Source: The Ventura, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).