About Brainard, IA
Brainard, IA is located in Fayette County in the state of Iowa.
The total City Population for Brainard is about 1,435 with about 6 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $96,800, which is roughly 17% lower than the Average Home Value of $116,245 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 49% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $54,338, which is roughly 6% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $57,814 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 6% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.38
Male Population Estimate: 51.6%
Female Population Estimate: 48.4%
Median Age: 43.8
Male Median Age: 42.7
Female Median Age: 45.1
Racial Demographic Estimates
Voting Results by Party
NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Brainard specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Fayette County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Fayette County: About 278.606 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Fayette County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 3% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Iowa is ranked #35 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 27.78 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 21.53
The average living wage for the state of Iowa is $31.31/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Iowa a minimum wage score of 6.78 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $4.35/hr, which gives Iowa a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 48.44 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Iowa is $179.52, resulting in a UI benefit score of 26.72 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Iowa does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Iowa does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Iowa does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Iowa does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Iowa does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Iowa does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Iowa does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Iowa does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Iowa does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Iowa does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Iowa does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Iowa does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Iowa does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Iowa does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Iowa does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Iowa does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Iowa does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Iowa does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 52141
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 982.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 563