Income/capita 10%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 57%
Income per capita$26,994$28,872$29,829
Median household income$65,625$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,969$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,167$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$42,273$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$30,990$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Walker is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Walker is 19% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Walker is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Walker is 62% lower than the national average

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      Walker employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.7%2.5%
      Manufacturing sector28.6%3.4%
      Financial & insurance services6.6%14.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.0%17.4%
      Public administration3.3%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%5.5%
      Education, health & social services6.6%35.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Robins, IA3,434$119,583116%
      Center Point, IA2,507$83,23550%
      Urbana, IA1,444$77,40440%
      Alburnett, IA633$69,89626%
      Central City, IA1,320$61,64111%
      Walker, IA841$65,62519%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Highmore, SD841$55,6581%
      Lansing, OH841$40,14527%
      Pepin, WI841$48,75012%
      Shenandoah Shores, VA841$55,9381%
      Montgomery, TX841$49,53110%
      Walker, IA841$65,62519%
      Source: The Walker, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).