Income/capita 11%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 84%
Income per capita$26,696$28,872$29,829
Median household income$57,125$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,313$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,432$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$36,957$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$29,934$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.6%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wellman is 11% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wellman is 3% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wellman is 84% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wellman is 63% lower than the national average

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      Wellman employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry33.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.4%5.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services8.3%9.4%
      Public administration0.8%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%0.9%
      Education, health & social services16.9%52.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      University Heights, IA1,255$61,04210%
      Harper, IA96$60,83310%
      Parnell, IA206$60,83310%
      Riverside, IA1,054$56,1762%
      North English, IA1,148$50,0969%
      Wellman, IA1,365$57,1253%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Monticello, MS1,365$29,91146%
      Warrensburg, IL1,365$63,19414%
      Cascade-Chipita Park, CO1,365$65,80419%
      Aetna Estates, CO1,366$47,13215%
      Dunnstown, PA1,366$62,15312%
      Wellman, IA1,365$57,1253%
      Source: The Wellman, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).