Columbus employment information

IndexColumbusIllinoisNational
Income per capita$14,276$30,019$28,555
Median household income$39,583$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,917$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$24,688$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$20,417$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate14.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level10.9%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Columbus is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbus is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbus is 139% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbus is 30% lower than the national average.

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Columbus median earnings by income bracket

Columbus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.0%13.3%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.8%66.7%
Other28.6%6.7%

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Mendon, IL851$49,2198%
Payson, IL1,322$48,34810%
Plainville, IL317$47,08312%
Liberty, IL466$45,80414%
Golden, IL706$45,12516%
Columbus, IL119$39,58326%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Talmage, KS119$70,13931%
Mertens, TX119$27,16749%
Hoehne, CO119$49,1258%
Clayville, RI119$105,41797%
Bowdon, ND119$34,58335%
Columbus, IL119$39,58326%
Source: The Columbus, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.