Income/capita 8%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 60%
IndexWebster CityIowaNational
Income per capita$27,337$28,872$29,829
Median household income$46,148$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,658$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,964$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,318$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$27,635$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.4%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Webster City is 8% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Webster City is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Webster City is 60% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Webster City is 5% lower than the national average

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      Webster City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.6%6.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%4.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%19.9%
      Public administration1.0%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%0.3%
      Education, health & social services4.7%44.0%

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      Jewell Junction, IA1,230$60,2349%
      Vincent, IA130$58,7506%
      Ellsworth, IA574$53,7503%
      Blairsburg, IA128$52,6795%
      Williams, IA468$52,0836%
      Webster City, IA7,825$46,14817%

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      Spanish Fort, AL7,825$70,44827%
      Fair Lakes, VA7,829$107,41194%
      Nantucket, MA7,830$88,81061%
      Olivette, MO7,830$68,70024%
      Wilson, PA7,819$48,39013%
      Webster City, IA7,825$46,14817%
      Source: The Webster City, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).