Central City employment information

IndexCentral CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$18,574$30,019$28,555
Median household income$38,229$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,375$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,938$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$29,000$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$19,259$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate5.6%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level21.3%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Central City is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central City is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central City is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central City is 36% higher than the national average.

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Central City median earnings by income bracket

Central City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.8%1.3%
Financial & insurance services1.3%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.3%6.8%
Public administration4.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities18.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.1%61.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hoffman, IL555$60,25013%
Carlyle, IL3,317$58,58310%
Hoyleton, IL586$54,3752%
Huey, IL209$50,0007%
New Minden, IL222$49,3758%
Central City, IL1,076$38,22929%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hamburg, IA1,076$32,09740%
Summerdale, AL1,076$42,03921%
Dollar Point, CA1,076$68,89229%
Maxwell, CA1,076$44,62517%
Greenleaf, ID1,076$43,41319%
Central City, IL1,076$38,22929%
Source: The Central City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.