Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$27,075$33,021$35,384
Median household income$45,000$61,836$64,994
Median income owner occupied$45,000$75,810$81,389
Median income renter occupied$0$35,685$42,147
Median earnings male$26,875$42,313$42,327
Median earnings female$20,625$29,387$30,753
Unemployment rate4.4%2.6%3.4%
Poverty level13.1%11.1%12.8%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Washta is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Washta is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 38% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Washta is 31% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Washta is 2% higher than the national average

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      $29,997 $45,000 $90,000
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      $43,325 $64,994 $129,988
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      Washta employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.0%10.0%
      Manufacturing sector42.5%42.5%
      Financial & insurance services7.5%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.0%10.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.5%17.5%
      Education, health & social services7.5%7.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Kingsley, IA1,459$60,8706.3%
      Aurelia, IA892$59,3188.7%
      Pierson, IA347$58,7509.6%
      Cushing, IA239$54,79215.7%
      Holstein, IA1,370$54,68815.9%
      Washta, IA183$45,00030.8%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Mud Bay, AK197$0100.0%
      Port Graham, AK197$42,50034.6%
      Woodland, AL197$137,741111.9%
      Knobel, AR197$80,11523.3%
      Coleville, CA197$0100.0%
      Washta, IA197$45,00030.8%
      Source: The Washta, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).