Cairo employment information

Income per capita$12,081$30,019$28,555
Median household income$16,727$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,653$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$12,000$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$20,060$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$16,179$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate15.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level56.3%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cairo is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cairo is 69% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cairo is 161% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cairo is 261% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Cairo median earnings by income bracket

Cairo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%9.8%
Wholesale & retail services2.3%10.0%
Public administration12.8%8.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%4.5%
Education, health & social services16.5%40.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bandana, KY106$55,6254%
Commerce, MO42$43,75018%
Diehlstadt, MO193$38,12529%
Olive Branch, IL719$35,10434%
Anniston, MO219$32,81339%
Cairo, IL2,688$16,72769%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
McGovern, PA2,687$56,7136%
Macon, MS2,687$18,23266%
West Ishpeming, MI2,687$57,6978%
Hoisington, KS2,687$39,70926%
Tilton, IL2,686$42,81820%
Cairo, IL2,688$16,72769%
Source: The Cairo, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.