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Income/capita 48%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 77%
IndexWest OkobojiIowaNational
Income per capita$44,033$28,872$29,829
Median household income$54,107$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,250$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$51,250$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,500$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.0%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.0%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Okoboji is 48% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in West Okoboji is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Okoboji is 77% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Okoboji is 47% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $36,067$54,107$108,214
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      West Okoboji median earnings by income bracket

      West Okoboji employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.7%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector15.9%7.8%
      Financial & insurance services7.2%7.8%
      Wholesale & retail services14.5%18.8%
      Public administration1.4%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.2%28.1%
      Other26.1%31.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wahpeton, IA394$68,43824%
      Orleans, IA459$64,13516%
      Fostoria, IA194$63,25014%
      Okoboji, IA814$59,6888%
      Lake Park, IA1,171$58,4726%
      West Okoboji, IA314$54,1072%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Finlayson, MN314$40,00028%
      Vesta, MN314$36,50034%
      Reynolds, ND314$61,87512%
      Berrydale, FL314$68,75024%
      Cincinnati, IA314$33,75039%
      West Okoboji, IA314$54,1072%
      Source: The West Okoboji, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).