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Johnston Jobs Overview

9,647
Job Openings
3.2%
Unemployment Rate
$47,170
Median Base Salary
21k
Population

Johnston has the 1469th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 20.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Johnston is part of the Des Moines metro area. Unemployment in the Des Moines area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Des Moines has the 61st largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Johnston is below average at $47,170, and the median cost of a home in Johnston is $230,100, which is above the national average. 59% of workers in Johnston hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 97% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Johnston. 82% of Johnston workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Johnston spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.