Wahpeton employment information

IndexWahpetonIowaNational
Income per capita$56,687$28,872$29,829
Median household income$68,438$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$70,938$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,083$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,714$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level2.0%12.3%15.1%
The Wahpeton, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Wahpeton is $56,687, which is 96% higher than than the Iowa average and 90% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $68,438, which is 25% higher than than the Iowa average and 24% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wahpeton is 1%, which is 75% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wahpeton is 2% which is 87% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$45,620$68,438$136,876
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Wahpeton is 90% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wahpeton is 24% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wahpeton is 75% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wahpeton is 87% lower than the national average.

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Wahpeton median earnings by income bracket

Wahpeton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.5%1.9%
Manufacturing sector21.1%9.3%
Financial & insurance services3.2%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services16.8%14.8%
Public administration6.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%1.9%
Education, health & social services3.2%31.5%
Other34.7%35.2%

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Lake Park, IA1,171$58,4726%
Spirit Lake, IA4,992$57,0083%
Wahpeton, IA394$68,43824%

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Brule, NE394$41,56325%
St. Bernice, IN394$43,75021%
Pueblo of Sandia Village, NM394$51,7506%
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Wahpeton, IA394$68,43824%
Source: The Wahpeton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).