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Work and Jobs in Solon, Iowa (IA) Detailed Stats
Occupations, Industries, Unemployment, Workers, Commute


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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Solon, Iowa was 1,177 / 2,476

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Educational services16.4%
(95)
12.8%
(39)
20.3%
(56)
Health care11.6%
(67)
3.3%
(10)
20.7%
(57)
Construction8.6%
(50)
16.1%
(49)
0.4%
(1)
Public administration6.2%
(36)
5.6%
(17)
6.9%
(19)
Food and beverage stores3.6%
(21)
3.6%
(11)
3.6%
(10)
Professional, scientific, and technical services3.6%
(21)
3.6%
(11)
3.6%
(10)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers3.6%
(21)
4.9%
(15)
2.2%
(6)
Accommodation and food services3.4%
(20)
1.3%
(4)
5.8%
(16)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.1%
(18)
3.3%
(10)
2.9%
(8)
Social assistance2.9%
(17)
1.6%
(5)
4.3%
(12)
Truck transportation2.8%
(16)
4.3%
(13)
1.1%
(3)
Broadcasting and telecommunications2.6%
(15)
3.3%
(10)
1.8%
(5)
Finance and insurance2.4%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
5.1%
(14)
Machinery1.9%
(11)
3.6%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services1.9%
(11)
1.3%
(4)
2.5%
(7)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores1.7%
(10)
2.0%
(6)
1.4%
(4)
Computer and electronic products1.7%
(10)
2.6%
(8)
0.7%
(2)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.7%
(10)
2.3%
(7)
1.1%
(3)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.6%
(9)
1.6%
(5)
1.4%
(4)
Personal and laundry services1.6%
(9)
0.3%
(1)
2.9%
(8)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers1.2%
(7)
1.6%
(5)
0.7%
(2)
U. S. Postal service1.2%
(7)
2.0%
(6)
0.4%
(1)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.2%
(7)
1.6%
(5)
0.7%
(2)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores1.0%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
2.2%
(6)
Repair and maintenance0.9%
(5)
1.6%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Printing and related support activities0.9%
(5)
0.7%
(2)
1.1%
(3)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.9%
(5)
1.6%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Utilities0.9%
(5)
1.6%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Plastics and rubber products0.7%
(4)
0.7%
(2)
0.7%
(2)
Gasoline stations0.7%
(4)
0.3%
(1)
1.1%
(3)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.7%
(4)
1.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.7%
(4)
1.0%
(3)
0.4%
(1)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.7%
(4)
1.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.5%
(3)
0.3%
(1)
0.7%
(2)
Food0.5%
(3)
1.0%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation equipment0.5%
(3)
1.0%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers0.5%
(3)
0.7%
(2)
0.4%
(1)
Other direct selling establishments0.3%
(2)
0.3%
(1)
0.4%
(1)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation0.3%
(2)
0.3%
(1)
0.4%
(1)
Private households0.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(2)
Wood products0.3%
(2)
0.7%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Chemicals0.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(2)
Metal and metal products0.3%
(2)
0.7%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(2)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.3%
(2)
0.7%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.2%
(1)
0.3%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.2%
(1)
0.3%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(1)
0.3%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.2%
(1)
0.3%
(1)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Solon

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 1.4%Females

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Solon:

0.5% (6)
Iowa:

4.6% (69,424)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Solon:

0.8% (10)
Iowa:

3.9% (59,585)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Solon:

6.3% (74)
Iowa:

5.2% (78,733)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Solon:

5.5% (65)
Iowa:

8.3% (124,633)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Solon:

17.2% (205)
Iowa:

11.5% (173,456)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Solon:

19.7% (234)
Iowa:

15.5% (233,577)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Solon:

19.8% (235)
Iowa:

16.2% (245,075)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Solon:

7.9% (94)
Iowa:

8.6% (129,858)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Solon:

1.4% (17)
Iowa:

3.6% (54,503)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Solon:

3.5% (42)
Iowa:

4.2% (62,855)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Solon:

2.5% (30)
Iowa:

2.2% (33,224)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Solon:

2.0% (24)
Iowa:

1.2% (18,262)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Solon:

6.4% (77)
Iowa:

7.4% (111,083)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Solon:

9.3% (111)
Iowa:

7.6% (114,406)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Solon:

1.8% (10)
Iowa:

3.2% (47,736)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Solon:

2.1% (12)
Iowa:

2.9% (42,797)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Solon:

2.3% (13)
Iowa:

4.6% (68,195)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Solon:

6.9% (39)
Iowa:

7.5% (110,529)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Solon:

13.6% (77)
Iowa:

11.2% (164,470)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Solon:

16.0% (91)
Iowa:

14.2% (208,547)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Solon:

21.5% (122)
Iowa:

17.7% (260,172)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Solon:

7.4% (42)
Iowa:

8.3% (121,843)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Solon:

5.5% (31)
Iowa:

3.6% (53,363)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Solon:

2.6% (15)
Iowa:

3.6% (53,533)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Solon:

1.4% (8)
Iowa:

1.7% (25,691)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Solon:

0.7% (4)
Iowa:

0.9% (13,464)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Solon:

6.2% (35)
Iowa:

8.0% (117,038)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Solon:

8.8% (50)
Iowa:

7.7% (112,601)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    0.6% (4)
    Iowa:

    5.7% (45,426)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    2.2% (14)
    Iowa:

    4.9% (38,975)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    6.6% (41)
    Iowa:

    6.2% (49,744)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    5.4% (34)
    Iowa:

    10.4% (83,141)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    22.3% (140)
    Iowa:

    12.7% (101,273)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    16.5% (104)
    Iowa:

    14.9% (118,738)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    17.5% (110)
    Iowa:

    13.7% (109,582)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    6.8% (43)
    Iowa:

    8.0% (63,377)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    0.2% (2)
    Iowa:

    2.6% (20,574)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    1.7% (11)
    Iowa:

    3.3% (26,465)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    1.5% (9)
    Iowa:

    2.0% (15,901)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    1.4% (9)
    Iowa:

    0.9% (7,392)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    6.7% (42)
    Iowa:

    7.2% (57,079)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Solon:

    15.1% (95)
    Iowa:

    7.5% (59,448)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    0.3% (2)
    Iowa:

    3.4% (23,998)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    5.9% (33)
    Iowa:

    4.1% (28,989)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    5.6% (32)
    Iowa:

    5.8% (41,492)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    11.3% (63)
    Iowa:

    10.1% (72,183)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    23.0% (129)
    Iowa:

    16.1% (114,839)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    22.1% (124)
    Iowa:

    19.0% (135,493)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    8.8% (49)
    Iowa:

    9.3% (66,481)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    3.0% (17)
    Iowa:

    4.8% (33,929)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    5.7% (32)
    Iowa:

    5.1% (36,390)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    3.6% (20)
    Iowa:

    2.4% (17,323)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    2.3% (13)
    Iowa:

    1.5% (10,870)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    6.1% (34)
    Iowa:

    7.6% (54,004)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Solon:

    4.3% (24)
    Iowa:

    7.7% (54,958)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 72.2%
Number of people working at home: 67 (5.4% of all workers)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Solon:

79.4% (436)
Iowa:

81.8% (1,133,018)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Solon:

14.2% (78)
Iowa:

11.2% (155,193)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Solon:

2.2% (12)
Iowa:

3.5% (48,782)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Solon:

4.2% (23)
Iowa:

3.5% (47,965)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%)

Working at home in 2016 - Solon

Working at home in 2016 - Iowa

Less than 5 minutes:
Solon:

8.6% (57)
Iowa:

6.8% (102,761)
5 to 9 minutes:
Solon:

16.2% (107)
Iowa:

17.2% (259,751)
10 to 14 minutes:
Solon:

14.8% (98)
Iowa:

18.6% (280,600)
15 to 19 minutes:
Solon:

11.7% (77)
Iowa:

16.9% (255,116)
20 to 24 minutes:
Solon:

14.1% (93)
Iowa:

14.1% (213,178)
25 to 29 minutes:
Solon:

4.6% (30)
Iowa:

6.2% (93,995)
30 to 34 minutes:
Solon:

6.3% (42)
Iowa:

8.8% (133,742)
35 to 39 minutes:
Solon:

0.5% (3)
Iowa:

2.1% (32,307)
40 to 44 minutes:
Solon:

0.9% (6)
Iowa:

2.0% (30,945)
45 to 59 minutes:
Solon:

5.0% (33)
Iowa:

3.8% (57,171)
60 to 89 minutes:
Solon:

10.7% (71)
Iowa:

2.1% (32,504)
90 or more minutes:
Solon:

3.6% (23)
Iowa:

1.3% (20,247)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Solon

Working at home in 2000 - Iowa

Less than 5 minutes:
Solon:

6.0% (34)
Iowa:

6.8% (100,616)
5 to 9 minutes:
Solon:

13.0% (74)
Iowa:

18.5% (271,589)
10 to 14 minutes:
Solon:

7.2% (41)
Iowa:

19.3% (283,804)
15 to 19 minutes:
Solon:

13.9% (79)
Iowa:

16.0% (234,745)
20 to 24 minutes:
Solon:

21.0% (119)
Iowa:

12.5% (183,539)
25 to 29 minutes:
Solon:

15.7% (89)
Iowa:

4.6% (67,775)
30 to 34 minutes:
Solon:

10.7% (61)
Iowa:

7.6% (111,454)
35 to 39 minutes:
Solon:

2.6% (15)
Iowa:

1.5% (22,220)
40 to 44 minutes:
Solon:

0.4% (2)
Iowa:

1.7% (24,880)
45 to 59 minutes:
Solon:

2.1% (12)
Iowa:

3.4% (49,913)
60 to 89 minutes:
Solon:

1.6% (9)
Iowa:

2.0% (28,703)
90 or more minutes:
Solon:

2.5% (14)
Iowa:

1.4% (20,741)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Solon:

    7.6% (24)
    Iowa:

    6.5% (51,829)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Solon:

    15.9% (50)
    Iowa:

    16.4% (131,036)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Solon:

    16.5% (52)
    Iowa:

    17.9% (143,168)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Solon:

    5.8% (18)
    Iowa:

    16.9% (135,244)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Solon:

    14.9% (47)
    Iowa:

    13.8% (110,215)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Solon:

    2.9% (9)
    Iowa:

    9.5% (76,458)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Solon:

    10.4% (33)
    Iowa:

    4.2% (33,583)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Solon:

    17.5% (55)
    Iowa:

    2.7% (21,693)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Solon:

    5.2% (16)
    Iowa:

    1.8% (14,101)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    9.6% (33)
    Iowa:

    7.2% (50,932)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    15.9% (54)
    Iowa:

    18.1% (128,715)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    13.5% (46)
    Iowa:

    19.3% (137,432)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    17.0% (58)
    Iowa:

    16.9% (119,872)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    13.5% (46)
    Iowa:

    14.5% (102,963)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    9.6% (33)
    Iowa:

    6.3% (45,133)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    8.7% (30)
    Iowa:

    8.1% (57,284)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    0.9% (3)
    Iowa:

    2.1% (14,611)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    1.6% (5)
    Iowa:

    1.9% (13,682)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    0.9% (3)
    Iowa:

    3.3% (23,588)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    4.8% (16)
    Iowa:

    1.5% (10,811)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Solon:

    1.5% (5)
    Iowa:

    0.9% (6,146)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Solon

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Iowa

Drove car alone:
Solon:

68.7% (496)
Iowa:

81.1% (1,287,249)
Carpooled:
Solon:

12.1% (87)
Iowa:

8.2% (130,598)
Walked:
Solon:

11.6% (84)
Iowa:

3.5% (55,108)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Solon

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Iowa

Drove car alone:
Solon:

79.0% (449)
Iowa:

78.6% (1,155,008)
Carpooled:
Solon:

10.6% (60)
Iowa:

10.8% (158,699)
Motorcycle:
Solon:

0.4% (2)
Iowa:

0.1% (766)
Walked:
Solon:

6.7% (38)
Iowa:

4.0% (58,088)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Solon (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Iowa (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Solon:

    64.5% (226)
    Iowa:

    81.3% (681,293)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Solon:

    10.2% (36)
    Iowa:

    8.0% (66,786)
    Walked - Males:
    Solon:

    17.3% (61)
    Iowa:

    3.4% (28,311)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Solon (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2016Travel time to work - Iowa (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Solon:

    71.7% (266)
    Iowa:

    80.9% (605,956)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Solon:

    14.0% (52)
    Iowa:

    8.5% (63,812)
    Walked - Females:
    Solon:

    6.0% (22)
    Iowa:

    3.6% (26,797)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Solon:

86.3% (964)
Iowa:

90.9% (1,286,536)
In 2 person carpool:
Solon:

7.8% (87)
Iowa:

7.0% (99,615)
In 3 person carpool:
Solon:

3.5% (39)
Iowa:

1.2% (17,105)
In 4 person carpool:
Solon:

1.7% (19)
Iowa:

0.5% (7,309)
In 7+ person carpool:
Solon:

1.6% (18)
Iowa:

0.1% (1,577)

Private vehicle occupancy in 2000 (%)

Drove alone:
Solon:

88.2% (449)
Iowa:

87.9% (1,155,008)
In 2 person carpool:
Solon:

9.2% (47)
Iowa:

9.8% (128,891)
In 3 person carpool:
Solon:

0.8% (4)
Iowa:

1.4% (18,510)
In 4 person carpool:
Solon:

0.4% (2)
Iowa:

0.5% (6,602)
In 7+ person carpool:
Solon:

1.4% (7)
Iowa:

0.2% (2,262)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Solon:

55.2% (320)
Iowa:

66.6% (992,122)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Solon:

2.1% (12)
Iowa:

3.0% (44,330)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Solon:

7.9% (46)
Iowa:

8.2% (121,940)
Local government workers:
Solon:

9.1% (53)
Iowa:

6.1% (90,430)
State government workers:
Solon:

16.2% (94)
Iowa:

5.8% (85,726)
Federal government workers:
Solon:

1.6% (9)
Iowa:

1.8% (27,176)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Solon:

7.9% (46)
Iowa:

8.2% (121,579)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Solon:

61.2% (186)
Iowa:

69.4% (541,460)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Solon:

1.6% (5)
Iowa:

4.3% (33,311)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Solon:

5.9% (18)
Iowa:

4.4% (34,485)
Local government workers - Males:
Solon:

8.2% (25)
Iowa:

4.9% (37,971)
State government workers - Males:
Solon:

11.5% (35)
Iowa:

4.5% (35,484)
Federal government workers - Males:
Solon:

2.6% (8)
Iowa:

1.8% (14,242)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Solon:

8.9% (27)
Iowa:

10.3% (80,293)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Solon:

48.6% (134)
Iowa:

63.5% (450,662)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Solon:

2.5% (7)
Iowa:

1.6% (11,019)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Solon:

10.1% (28)
Iowa:

12.3% (87,455)
Local government workers - Females:
Solon:

10.1% (28)
Iowa:

7.4% (52,459)
State government workers - Females:
Solon:

21.4% (59)
Iowa:

7.1% (50,242)
Federal government workers - Females:
Solon:

0.4% (1)
Iowa:

1.8% (12,934)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Solon:

6.9% (19)
Iowa:

5.8% (41,286)
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