Carbondale employment information

Income per capita$14,302$30,019$28,555
Median household income$17,677$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$67,154$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$12,223$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$10,909$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$10,864$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level50.7%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carbondale is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carbondale is 67% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carbondale is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carbondale is 225% higher than the national average.

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Carbondale median earnings by income bracket

Carbondale employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.7%0.5%
Manufacturing sector5.5%1.8%
Financial & insurance services1.6%1.1%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%11.7%
Public administration2.4%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%1.5%
Education, health & social services44.7%57.2%

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Carbondale, IL26,374$17,67767%

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Wooster, OH26,353$41,14323%
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Smithtown, NY26,408$110,683107%
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Carbondale, IL26,374$17,67767%
Source: The Carbondale, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.