Clay City employment information

IndexClay CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$17,532$30,019$28,555
Median household income$30,938$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,571$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,542$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$32,321$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$19,609$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level18.0%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Clay City is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Clay City is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Clay City is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Clay City is 15% higher than the national average.

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Clay City median earnings by income bracket

Clay City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector38.8%2.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%11.5%
Wholesale & retail services22.4%26.9%
Public administration5.0%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%3.3%
Education, health & social services9.5%25.3%

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Clay City, IL959$30,93842%

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Tahoma, CA959$50,5685%
Belmont, WI959$45,61315%
Jefferson, SC959$33,66137%
Depauville, NY959$33,33338%
Rapids City, IL959$84,30658%
Clay City, IL959$30,93842%
Source: The Clay City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.