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Income/capita 23%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 32%
IndexWashtaIowaNational
Income per capita$22,993$28,872$29,829
Median household income$39,643$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,500$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,944$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$40,625$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$17,434$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Washta is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Washta is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Washta is 32% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Washta is 23% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,426$39,643$79,286
      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.

      Washta median earnings by income bracket

      Washta employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services32.5%45.6%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities27.5%5.9%
      Education, health & social services7.5%27.9%
      Other5.0%7.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kingsley, IA1,436$64,28616%
      Aurelia, IA955$59,7928%
      Holstein, IA1,416$51,9276%
      Quimby, IA392$42,81323%
      Cherokee, IA5,113$42,75423%
      Washta, IA197$39,64328%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bloomingdale, OH197$56,2502%
      Mount Eaton, OH197$46,87515%
      Old Fort, OH197$46,25016%
      Coleville, CA197$0100%
      Knobel, AR197$27,77850%
      Washta, IA197$39,64328%
      Source: The Washta, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).