Income/capita 16%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 59%
IndexWall LakeIowaNational
Income per capita$25,041$28,872$29,829
Median household income$49,583$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,750$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,313$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$38,750$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,319$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wall Lake is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wall Lake is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wall Lake is 59% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wall Lake is 8% lower than the national average

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      Wall Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector19.7%8.7%
      Financial & insurance services5.8%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services23.1%17.8%
      Public administration1.7%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.9%49.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Breda, IA438$58,7506%
      Westside, IA329$58,2505%
      Arcadia, IA539$54,7731%
      Lake View, IA1,002$48,64612%
      Odebolt, IA1,016$47,03915%
      Wall Lake, IA777$49,58310%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kellogg, IA777$49,93810%
      Sunriver, OR777$45,74317%
      Fair Haven, NY777$56,3892%
      Fabrica, TX777$33,75039%
      Fredericksburg CDP (Crawford County), PA777$41,30425%
      Wall Lake, IA777$49,58310%
      Source: The Wall Lake, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).