The map below shows median household income in Iowa by area. Areas in the top 1% of earnings are in purple, high-earning areas are in green, and low-earning areas are in red.

Iowa map of rich and poor neighborhoods by household income

Household Income Key

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The median household income in Iowa is $65,492. This means Iowa income is about average for the median income in the United States, with state household incomes in the 42th percentile. Education is usually most correlated with income, and in Iowa 29% of adults have bachelor’s degrees or higher versus 31% nationwide. 57% of states might have higher incomes, and 41% of locations would have lower household income. Compared to nearby states family and household incomes are lower. Median income ranges from a low of $9,229 to a high of $200,771 in some neighborhoods.

Higher income areas are typically found in the central parts of the state, and lower income areas are in the north areas.

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