Coal City employment information

IndexCoal CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$28,133$30,019$28,555
Median household income$59,479$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$59,087$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$60,313$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$54,949$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$25,106$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate8.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level8.0%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Coal City is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Coal City is 11% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Coal City is 37% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Coal City is 48% lower than the national average.

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Coal City median earnings by income bracket

Coal City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.0%0.7%
Manufacturing sector21.8%0.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.0%14.3%
Public administration2.9%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.1%2.8%
Education, health & social services8.9%45.8%

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Essex, IL905$71,47734%
Bonfield, IL299$70,00031%
Coal City, IL5,460$59,47911%

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Adams, MA5,460$41,48322%
Watseka, IL5,463$35,72633%
Scenic Oaks, TX5,456$136,968156%
Lake Fenton, MI5,456$71,39333%
Charles Town, WV5,464$59,50311%
Coal City, IL5,460$59,47911%
Source: The Coal City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.